The Wallace Collection

The Wallace Collection, A Family Collection, A National Museum, An International Treasure House
  • Shield
  • Unknown Artist / Maker
  • Deccan and central India
  • 18th century (blades)
    late 19th century (grip)
  • Iron and steel, silver and silk, damascened (Koftgari)
  • Length: 17.7 cm, blades
  • OA1590
  • Oriental Armoury
Further Reading
  • Maj.-Gen. Codrington sale, London, 9 April 1863, no. 89; Richard Seymour-Conway, 4th Marquess of Hertford.