• Twenty rooms: The private coll auction at Christies

    Sale 2857

    Twenty rooms: The private collection of the late Mrs Elias-Vaes

    27 - 29 April 2010, Amsterdam

  • Lot 1087

    A QAJAR MOSUL-STYLE ENGRAVED BRONZE CASKET, IRAN

    19TH CENTURY

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    A QAJAR MOSUL-STYLE ENGRAVED BRONZE CASKET, IRAN
    19TH CENTURY
    THE CASKET ON FOUR FEET AND ENGRAVED TO LID WITH ROUNDELS CONTAINING SEATED FIGURES BORDERED BY A BOLD NASKH INSCRIPTION AND PSEUDO-KUFIC INSCRIPTION, THE SIDES WITH SIMILAR; A QAJAR ETCHED COPPER ASTROLOGICAL PLATE WITH THE TWELVE ASTROLOGICAL SIGNS; A QAJAR GILT COPPER VASE WITH REPOUSSE DECORATED FIGURES AND DEER; A QAJAR COPPER CLOTHES HOOK IN THE FORM OF A ROOSTER; AND A FOOT SCRUB, POSSIBLY TURKISH
    CASKET 24 CM. WIDE X 13 CM. HIGH; PLATE 20 CM. DIAMETER; VASE 9 CM. HIGH; HOOK 15 CM. LONG; SCRUB 9.5 CM. LONG (5)


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