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19c Indian Dhal Shield with Chhuri Didkhami Dagger, Sold

In good condition, a chiseled 19c Indian Dhal Shield with engraved 19C Chhuri Didkhami Dagger.

image AD43 19C Indian Dhal Shield Chhuri Didkhami Dagger

Sold Item Notice

19th Century Indian steel Dhal shield, chiseled decoration of Elephants and Warriors with four
raised bosses, the back with four loops for handle attachment, complete with original knuckle cushion; 45cm in diameter. Associated Chhuri Didkhami dagger with 22cm blade decorated with animals. Formerly the property of a Captain in the British Army who served in India just prior to WW2 (associate photos as shown below; not photo of Indian soldier holding the shield). All in good condition, a little aged, the dagger blade with some rust pitting towards the tip. Blade firm in grip.

What a great pair. Yours, both for £? (too late, now sold). Please quote item reference AD43 (0503). Full sized / further images available upon request.

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