26 October 2007,
London, South Kensington
Price realised GBP 188
Estimate GBP 300 - GBP 500
A QAJAR SILVER DAMASCENED STEEL CEREMONIAL MACE, IRAN, 19TH CENTURY
The tubular shaft with upper terminal in the form of a horned bull's head with curving horns and protruding ears, the surface damascened with scrolling and scale motifs - 28 1/2in (72.5cm) long
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