An antique & very beautiful hammer engraved brass shield, from Syria , in good condition for it's age .
It is a great example of Syrian Metalwork Art & hammer engraved very beautiful patterns , flowers & birds on it . You will find Similar engraving only on Persian silver ware items
At the back padded with cusion & 2 handles to hold.
Hand hammered and hand chissled decoration all over.
Brass was commonly used for swords, daggers, helmets, shields, and objects such as this elaborately inlaid cuirass. Weapons and armor were frequently inscribed with pious inscriptions and words from the Qur'an to protect the wearer against harm.
Outstanding old Indo Syrian islamic Shield made of very thick brass.
Huge brass old middle eastern�Syrian shield with Islamic pious caligrphy .
The diameter is 74 CM
This product was added to our catalog on Wednesday 03 February, 2010.