26 October 2007,
London, South Kensington
Price realised GBP 625
Estimate GBP 250 - GBP 350
A KHORASAN ENGRAVED BRONZE TRIPOD STAND, IRAN, MID-12TH CENTURY
With flat base, slightly concave sides and everted rim, the three feet of feline form, engraved with inscriptions and radiating designs - 7 1/4in (19cm) diameter
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