SHIELD "Madu" India XIXth century

19th century
Asian Arts
From: 93400, Saint-Ouen, France

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    SHIELD Madu
    nineteenth century
    Steel, brass and horns
    Diam. : About 27 cm

    Small round steel shield, decorated with cut and applied brass crescent moon and four central cabochons. It is accompanied by a pair of spade antelope horns serving as the handle but also daggers, called singota.

    Madu, also called maru or maduvu, was used as early as the 16th century in India in the Tamil Silambam martial art.

    Ref: RDPTWW698Z

    Style Asian Arts (Tribal art of Asian Arts Style)
    Century 19th century (Tribal art 19th century)
    Materials Horn
    Shipping Time Ready to ship in 2-3 Business Days
    Location 93400, Saint-Ouen, France

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