• Indian and Islamic Works of Ar auction at Christies

    Sale 5495

    Indian and Islamic Works of Art

    16 April 2010, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 445

    A PAIR OF QAJAR OPENWORK DAMASCENED STEEL PEACOCKS, IRAN, 19TH CENTURY

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    A PAIR OF QAJAR OPENWORK DAMASCENED STEEL PEACOCKS, IRAN, 19TH CENTURY
    On square scalloped base, one with head slightly lower, with open beaks and three-pronged crest to head, the tail of openwork flowers laid on a copper ground and fixed with brass pins, the body with damascened feather decoration - taller 19in (48.1cm) high (2)


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