A circular shield consisting of wood covered with tooled leather.

The five circular brass bosses are engraved with Highland scrollwork and flowers set over horn liners and pierced with hearts. The central boss unscrews to form a horn drinking cup.

Provenance

Lord Glentanar, then through auction sale to R T Gwynn.


National Museum of Scotland

Chambers Street, Edinburgh, Midlothian, EH1 1JF
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Daily, 10am – 5pm 26 Dec and 1 Jan, 12 – 5pm Closed 25 Dec

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