Dating : Vintage.
br>Province : Indian.
br>Made : Made of heavy iron , hand hammered and hand chisel.
br> Front Plate : Has medallions comprising of flower motifs.
br> The front plate collar has been engraved to look necklace.
br>Back plate : Has hand engraved 2 flying horse figures and medallions comprising of flower motifs.
br>Documented : Such plates were used during war at India ,between Mughal warriors and Queen of Jhansi state ( INDIA) warriors.
br>The war was led by Queen of JHANSI state , her name was RANI LAXMI BAI ( photo shown ), can be seen her biography at web http://wikipedia.com.
br> The war period was during 1855 to 1860.
br>This war is well covered in war history of world.
br>The images shown of RANI laxmi bai in not included in auction.
br> Measurement : It measures about 19 inches high and 15 inches wide.
br>Both plates has heavy cushion padding of cotton and cloth & has cotton belts to hold.
br>Yellowish color is not paint but yellow antique looking.