Made of thick lacquered hide, with a single brass boss
A translucent hide shield with gilt brass ornaments. Probably Nepalese of for a Nepalese client.
Made of steel, decorated with fine gold overlay in a pattern of swastikas.
With a lozenge pattern of brass rings.
An interesting Indian dhal, a small shield that was signed by its maker from Gujarat.
With markings attributing it to Jalore.
The main disadvantage of early firearms was the long time it took to reload them.
A number of downsized Indian toradar with such lavish inl
A very fine, long and slender example with elaborate golden damascening.