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    Sale 5427

    Antique Arms & Armour

    17 December 2008, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 17

    AN UNUSUAL PERSIAN ENAMELLED KULAH-KHUD

    MID-19TH CENTURY

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    AN UNUSUAL PERSIAN ENAMELLED KULAH-KHUD
    MID-19TH CENTURY
    With domed skull chiselled with a series of large cartouches filled with arabesque interlace, similar small cartouches between, a band of cartouches encircling the base, alternately filled with flowers and pious invocations, all picked-out in koftgari (rubbed), all in low relief on a transluscent red enamel ground, and fitted with sliding nasal, plume-holders, spike and camail of iron and brass butted rings
    11in (28cm)


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