16 April 2010,
London, South Kensington
Price realised GBP 2,250
Estimate GBP 2,000 - GBP 3,000
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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