17th Bombay Native Infantry Officers Albert Pattern Shako Plate

A 17th Bombay Native Infantry officers Albert pattern shako plate comprising a dead gilt universal pattern star topped with a QVC crown. To the centre a strap with the words Bombay Native Infantry and the Roman numerals XVII over a gilt burnished domed disc surrounded by a wreath of laurel and palm leaves
The reverse retains its original fixing wires within the crown and a pair of lugs for attaching to an Albert shako. Good gilt overspill and age discoloured.