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    Sale 7571

    Art of the Islamic and Indian Worlds

    8 April 2008, London, King Street

  • Lot 87

    A LARGE MAMLUK ENAMELLED GLASS BEAKER

    PROBABLY SYRIA, 14TH CENTURY

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    A LARGE MAMLUK ENAMELLED GLASS BEAKER
    PROBABLY SYRIA, 14TH CENTURY
    Of tall cylindrical form flaring at the mouth, a band of blue enamel below the mouth containing the reserved honorific inscription between thin red bands and white dotted bands, a band of red outlined interlaced lozenge below and traces of similar fish above, repaired, one area of restoration, slight deterioration of surface
    7 3/8in. (18.7cm.) high


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    The inscription reads: "....... al-sultan al-maliki al-'alimi al-'alimi al-'alimi al-'alim......" (the sultan, the kingly, the learned, the learned, the learned, the learned ....)

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