hinducosmos: A Mughal painted leather Shield (dhal) 19th…

hinducosmos:

A Mughal painted leather Shield (dhal)
19th Century. North India. 56 cm diam. (via Bonhams)

A leather Shield (dhal) of convex form, decorated in polychrome and gold paint with black outline with four lions fighting with other animals and a central roundel containing a sun with a human face.