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AS600: Chinese Tengpai Shield

  • AS600 : Chinese Tengpai Shield
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AS600: Chinese Tengpai Shield

Large rattan Chinese Tengpai shield with a tiger face on the front. This style of shield was a military issue style for the special forces tiger division of the 18th and early 19th century. It is entirely made out of rattan with a large coil connected my small woven strips. The original handle is intact, and the paint is all original natural pigment.    

27" diameter. 18th or early 19th century, China.    ....Sold

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