• Twenty rooms: The private coll auction at Christies

    Sale 2857

    Twenty rooms: The private collection of the late Mrs Elias-Vaes

    27 - 29 April 2010, Amsterdam

  • Lot 1048

    A KHORASAN BRONZE MORTAR, IRAN

    12TH CENTURY

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    A KHORASAN BRONZE MORTAR, IRAN
    12TH CENTURY
    OF OCTAGONAL FORM, WITH RING HANDLE AND MOULDED LION HEAD ATTACHMENT EITHER SIDE, DECORATED WITH ENGRAVED SCROLLING ARABESQUE AND MOULDED TEARDROP TO EACH OF ITS FACETED SIDES, THE REMAINS OF A KUFIC INSCRIPTION TO BASE
    12 CM. HIGH X 16.5 CM. DIAM.


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