Black lacquered hide, 19 3/4" diameter. Domed form with raised edges to catch a blade. The face with four gilt brass bosses with domed centers and pierced surrounds. Matching gilt crescent mount. The edge with two hanging holes as shields were hung not laid down when not in use. Reverse with original knuckle pad. Exceptional preservation with just minor chips and crazing to the finish and not warped as usually encountered.