• Indian & Islamic Works of Art  auction at Christies

    Sale 5836

    Indian & Islamic Works of Art & Textiles

    9 October 2009, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 470

    A DAMASCENED STEEL QALAMDAN, AFGHANISTAN, 20TH CENTURY

    Price Realised  

    A DAMASCENED STEEL QALAMDAN, AFGHANISTAN, 20TH CENTURY
    Of typical form, with sliding tray, decorated to lid with openwork naskh inscription O ye who believe bow down, prostrate yourselves and worship your Lord; and do good; that ye may prosper, Sura Al-Hajj XXII, 18, verse 77 - 8 in (20cm) long


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