6 October 2009,
London, King Street
Price Realised GBP 5,250
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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Formerly German collection before 1990