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    Sale 7615

    Art of The Islamic And Indian Worlds

    7 October 2008, London, King Street

  • Lot 264

    A MOTHER-OF-PEARL DISH

    GUJARAT, 17TH CENTURY

    Price Realised  

    A MOTHER-OF-PEARL DISH
    GUJARAT, 17TH CENTURY
    Of rounded form, made of pinned sections of mother-of-pearl forming a central rosette and an outer band of rectangular panels, narrow rim band probably lacking, old restoration brass band around rim
    7 1/8in. (18.2cm.) diam.


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    A number of similar small dishes in this technique are known. Most have a narrow rim also of mother-of-pearl and it is possible that the present example was also intended to have one. Two comparable examples are in a private collection (The Heritage of Rauluchnatim, exhibition catalogue, Lisbon, 1996, nos.13 and 14, pp.202-3).

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