Arms and Armour Online Auction

June 23, 2011

LOT 17

Lot 17

Scottish Targe, 18th/19th century

Scottish Targe, 18th/19th century
Lot 17 Details
Scottish Targe, 18th/19th century

the leather covered wooden shield with brass studded central star within close and spaced circles
diameter 15" — 38.1 cm.

Estimate $300-$500

Realised: $2,700
Price Includes Buyer's Premium ?

Lot Report

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Scottish Targe, 18th/19th century
  • Scottish Targe, 18th/19th century

Property from the collection of Harrison M. Scheak, Toronto


Old inscription to back: “XVIII century Scottish Targe, said to have been used in the rising of the ‘45”


For condition information please contact the specialist.

LOT 17

About Condition Ratings

  • 5 Stars: Excellent - No discernable damage, flaws or imperfections
  • 4 Stars: Very Good - Minor flaws or imperfections visible only under close inspection using specialised instruments or black light
  • 3 Stars: Good - Minor flaws visible upon inspection under standard lighting
  • 2 Stars: Fair - Exhibits flaws or damage that may draw the eye under standard lighting
  • 1 Star: Poor - Flaws or damage immediately apparent under standard lighting (examples: missing components, rips, broken glass, damaged surfaces, etc.)

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