• Indian and Islamic Works of Ar auction at Christies

    Sale 5495

    Indian and Islamic Works of Art

    16 April 2010, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 543

    A SAFAVID CARVED EBONY GOURD, IRAN, 17TH CENTURY

    Price Realised  

    A SAFAVID CARVED EBONY GOURD, IRAN, 17TH CENTURY
    Of spherical form with a cylindrical aperture, finely carved and incised, the body with vertical bands of flowers alternating with vines, base and top with a rosette - 3 1/2in (9cm) high


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    For a comparable example see Bonhams 10 April, 2008, Lot 303

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