• Art of the Islamic and Indian  auction at Christies

    Sale 7751

    Art of the Islamic and Indian Worlds

    6 October 2009, London, King Street

  • Lot 58

    A TIMURID ENGRAVED TINNED COPPER JUG

    IRAN, LATE 14TH/15TH CENTURY

    Price Realised  

    A TIMURID ENGRAVED TINNED COPPER JUG
    IRAN, LATE 14TH/15TH CENTURY
    The rounded body rising from short flat foot to tall tubular neck, the handle in the stylized shape of a dragon, its mouth attached to the rim, the with large composite and five-petalled flowers between tapering split palmettes on hatched ground, two inscribed cartouches around the neck
    3 7/8in. (10cm.) high


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    The two inscribed cartouches contain Persian benedictory inscriptions.

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    Provenance

    Formerly German collection before 1990


    Pre-Lot Text

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