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    Sale 5427

    Antique Arms & Armour

    17 December 2008, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 6

    A PERSIAN (QAJAR) DHAL OF RUSSET IRON DECORATED WITH GOLD KOFTGARI

    MID-19TH CENTURY

    Price Realised  

    A PERSIAN (QAJAR) DHAL OF RUSSET IRON DECORATED WITH GOLD KOFTGARI
    MID-19TH CENTURY
    Of russet steel, the central outer surface engraved with a large arabesque pattern arranged as four segments enclosing four domed bosses, the entire pattern heightened in gold koftgari, and the border cut with bands of flowers, scrolls and a series of cartouches filled with pious invocations with traces of silver koftgari
    19¾in (47.5cm) diameter


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