The Wallace Collection

The Wallace Collection, A Family Collection, A National Museum, An International Treasure House
  • Shield
  • Unknown Artist / Maker
  • Iran
  • late 18th century - early 19th century
  • Iron or steel, gold, leather and velvet, chiselled and damascened (Koftgari)
  • Diameter: 37.4 cm
  • Inscription: Persian poetry
  • OA2249
  • Oriental Armoury
Further Reading
  • Laking, Guy Francis, 'Wallace Collection Catalogue: Oriental Arms and Armour', London: 1914