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    Sale 5830

    Indian & Islamic Works of Art & Textiles

    3 April 2009, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 243

    A PAIR OF DAMASCENED STEEL PEACOCKS WITH OPENWORK TAILS, IRAN, EARLY 20TH CENTURY

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    A PAIR OF DAMASCENED STEEL PEACOCKS WITH OPENWORK TAILS, IRAN, EARLY 20TH CENTURY
    Standing on two feet, with styalized crest, with damascened and engraved lobed cartouche to chest, the tail with gilt inscription Ali wali allah, Ali is the friend of Allah - 20in (50.7cm) high (2)


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