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    Sale 5334

    Islamic Works of Art & Textiles

    6 October 2008, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 86

    A SILVER ENGRAVED ALAM, HYDERABAD, INDIA, CIRCA 18TH CENTURY

    Price Realised  

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    A SILVER ENGRAVED ALAM, HYDERABAD, INDIA, CIRCA 18TH CENTURY
    Of flat bottle form, with flaring spikes to sides, spikey swirls either side of neck, two hands surmounting curved sections to neck, the handle with moulded zigzag design, the whole with strong calligraphic inscriptions - 16 1/2in (42cm) high


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