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    17th Century European Spiked Shield.
    The shield with simple form, raised floral centerpiece and spike is approximately 23-inches in diameter. Fitted with a 3-inch spike in center with four sides. Decorative [4], 3/4-inch studs situated near the center with 46 outer studs near the edges. Roped pattern borders the diameter of the shield. Thin metal backing protects the back. Rivets/studs pierce thru the backing. Pattern and style makes this shield very possible from the 16th-17th century.

    Condition: Good to very good with areas of pitting and surface rust. Shield appears to have been cleaned at some point also. Centerpiece is tight. Remnants of leather backing near rivet holders. Backing with moderate to heavy wear, scuffs and pitting.


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    Auction Dates
    December, 2018
    9th Sunday
    Bids + Registered Phone Bidders: 3
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