• Indian and Islamic Works of Ar auction at Christies

    Sale 5495

    Indian and Islamic Works of Art

    16 April 2010, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 450

    A SILVER BOX, QALAMDAN AND FLASK, IRAN AND INDIA, 19TH CENTURY

    Price Realised  

    A SILVER BOX, QALAMDAN AND FLASK, IRAN AND INDIA, 19TH CENTURY
    The box on four ball feet, engraved to top and sides with flying birds, elephants and tigers on a ground of scrolling vine, a rhinosoraus to underside, lined with green velvet - 7 1/4 x 4in (18.5 x 10.1cm); the flask of openwork vines with birds with glass bottle insert ribbed at top and bottom, stoppered top - 9 1/2in (24.2cm) high; pencase with engraved deer - 7 1/4in (18.5cm) long (3)


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