A LARGE SAFAVID SILVER-THREAD EMBROIDERED SILK PRAYER PANEL

IRAN, 17TH/EARLY 18TH CENTURY

Lot 230 / Sale 7871
a large safavid silver-thread embroidered silk prayer panel

Price Realized £43,250
($68,292)
Sales totals are hammer price plus buyer’s premium and do not reflect costs, financing fees or application of buyer’s or seller’s credits.

Estimate
    £12,000 - £18,000
  • ($19,000 - $27,000)

Sale Information Sale 7871
Art of the Islamic and Indian Worlds
5 October 2010
London, King Street

Lot Description A LARGE SAFAVID SILVER-THREAD EMBROIDERED SILK PRAYER PANEL
IRAN, 17TH/EARLY 18TH CENTURY
Of rectangular form, the central field an arch on red silk ground with balustre vase emitting abundant floral spray with variety of flowers, two hands at either side of a cartouche inscribed subhan Allah akbar wa bi hamdihi al-a'la (Glory to Allah the Greatest, and most exalted praise to Him), the borders with floral arabesques on blue silk ground bordered by thin bands of palmettes and rosettes on silver ground, with quatrefoil motifs at either corner, the red silk ground worn in places, otherwise in good condition, on modern strecher
54¼ x 38.5in. (137.8 x 97.8cm.)

Special Notice VAT rate of 17.5% is payable on hammer price plus buyer's premium

Pre-Lot Text VARIOUS PROPERTIES

Department Information Islamic Art

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