26 October 2007,
London, South Kensington
Price realised GBP 3,750
Estimate GBP 2,000 - GBP 3,000
A LARGE CANTONESE POWDER BLUE GROUND PUNCH BOWL AND STAND MADE FOR ZILL-I SULTAN, LATE 19TH CENTURY
The bowl of deep form, both painted and gilt with typical famille rose designs, part of a large service made for the Iranian prince Ma'sud Mirza, known as Zill-i Sultan, with roundels containing his name and date 1297AH (1879-80AD) - 14 3/4in (37.5cm) diameter (2)
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