3 April 2009,
London, South Kensington
Price realised GBP 1,875
Estimate GBP 1,800 - GBP 2,000
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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