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NICE, AUTHENTIC, ANTIQUE, INDO-PERSIAN Steel DHAL SHIELD ~ Engraved, with traces of Silver Koftgari designs still remaining ~ Mounted with Riveted, Reinforced Rolled Steel Rim ~ Measuring 14 inches in Diameter  ~ ITEM # arm-032 ~ ($650.) ~ Additional Photos Provided Below ~

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FANTASTIC, AUTHENTIC, ANTIQUE, INDO PERSIAN Steel DHAL SHIELD ~ with the surface being Profusely Engraved with Fine Chiseled, Decorative Designs that are Inlaid with Gold & Silver Koftgari ~ Mounted with a Riveted, Reinforced 'Scalloped' outer Rim designed for stopping arrows ~ with Original Cloth Backing on reverse ~ Measuring Approximately 14-1/16 inches in Diameter ~ ITEM # arm-065 ~ ($1,550.) ~ Additional Photos Provided Below ~

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ELABORATE, LARGE, AUTHENTIC, ANTIQUE, PERSIAN, BATTLE / WAR DHAL SHIELD ~ Beautifully Detailed with Ultra-Fine Chiseled Engraving throughout ~ Decorative wide outer band around Shield Engraved with Persian Inscriptions, with the remaining portion of the surface being profusely Chiseled with Flora patterns ~ Mounted with a Riveted, Rolled-Brass outer Rim ~ Measuring Approximately 18-1/2 inches in Diameter ~ ITEM # arm-098 ~ Additional Photos Provided Below ~

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FANTASTIC, LARGE, AUTHENTIC, VERY HEAVY-DUTY, PROFUSELY ENGRAVED, ANTIQUE, INDO PERSIAN BATTLE DHAL SHIELD ~ Surface being almost Entirely Finely-Engraved with "Going-to-War" Procession Scenes; with 5 War Elephants, a Camel, and 3 Horses (all mounted with riders), Chariot, Carts, & War Wagon (as shown in Photos Provided Below)  ~ in between the 3 inch Diameter Decorative 'Scalloped' and Engraved Bosses (that have 'cut-out' designs), are a Tiger, Lion, and Antelope ~ A Decorative wide, outer band with Engraved Foliage & Flora designs ~ Mounted with a Riveted, 'Scalloped' outer Rim which was designed to help 'catch' arrows (dropping them harmlessly to the ground, preventing them from deflecting into comrades positioned on either side) ~ Measuring Approximately 18 inches in Diameter ~ Weighing over 5 Pounds (Approximately 2.4 kilos) ~ ITEM # arm-101 ~ Additional Photos Provided Below ~

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OUTSTANDING, LARGE, AUTHENTIC, VERY-OLD, ANTIQUE, PERSIAN, GOLD-INLAID, BATTLE / WAR DHAL SHIELD ~ Beautifully Detailed with Ultra-Fine Chiseled Engraving throughout ~ Inlaid with Gold ~ Decorative wide outer band around Shield Engraved with Persian Inscriptions, with the remaining portion of the surface being profusely Chiseled & Gold-Inlaid with Hunting and Battle Scenes ~ Mounted with a Rolled outer Rim ~ with Original Cloth Backing on reverse ~ Measuring Approximately 21 inches in Diameter ~ ITEM # arm-022 ~ Additional Photos Provided Below ~

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EXQUISITE, LARGE, AUTHENTIC, ANTIQUE, PERSIAN, GOLD-INLAID, 'SUN of SPLENDOR' ~ BATTLE / WAR DHAL SHIELD ~ Beautifully Detailed with Ultra-Fine Chiseled Engraving throughout ~ Inlaid with Gold ~ Shield is mounted with a total of 5 'Sun-Faces' each emitting Rays of the Sun" that are Gold-Inlaid ~ with 2 Cupids holding a Crown above a Urn Pedestal in between each Sun-Face (Total of 4-Pairs of Cupids holding Shields), ~ Decorative wide outer band around Shield Engraved with Persian Inscriptions / Script / Symbols ~ with the remaining portion of the surface being profusely Chiseled with Flora Scenes, and Various Designs and Symbols throughout ~ Mounted with a Rolled outer Brass Rim ~ Measuring Approximately 20-1/2 inches in Diameter ~ ITEM # arm-023 ~ Additional Photos Provided Below ~ 

(This is Part of a 3-Piece Set that Includes a Matching Persian Helmet (Item # arm-005, and Bazu -Arm Guard (Item Item # arm-093) ~ NOTE: THIS SET IS NOT FOR SALE AT THIS TIME ~ 

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