• The Ismail Merchant Collection auction at Christies

    Sale 5980

    The Ismail Merchant Collection

    7 October 2009, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 177

    A BIDRI DEVOTIONAL BOWL DECCAN, 17TH CENTURY

    Price Realised  

    A BIDRI DEVOTIONAL BOWL DECCAN, 17TH CENTURY
    Of hemispherical form, the interior inlaid with an extensive very elegant calligraphic central roundel within three bands of similar calligraphy, the exterior with diagonal rows of small leaf motifs, minimal loss if silver
    5¼ in. (13 cm.) high


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