• Indian & Islamic Works of Art  auction at Christies

    Sale 5836

    Indian & Islamic Works of Art & Textiles

    9 October 2009, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 169

    A CARVED COCO-DE-MER KASHKUL, IRAN, DATED 1268AH/1851AD

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    A CARVED COCO-DE-MER KASHKUL, IRAN, DATED 1268AH/1851AD
    Of typical form, carved to the underneath with chrysanthemums and variety of other flowers, a surrounding band of flower heads alternating with a band of nastaliq containing attributes of God, Ali and larger band of thuluth with verses from the Qur'an, the top carved with a group of men and women, steel chain - 12 3/4in (32.5cm) long


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