• Indian & Islamic Works of Art  auction at Christies

    Sale 5836

    Indian & Islamic Works of Art & Textiles

    9 October 2009, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 52

    A VERY FINE NIELLO SILVER GILT BOWL, TURKEY, PROBABLY VAN, 19TH CENTURY

    Price Realised  

    A VERY FINE NIELLO SILVER GILT BOWL, TURKEY, PROBABLY VAN, 19TH CENTURY
    Of deep rounded form, the interior plain, the exterior with central niello star medallion to base with radiating finely drawn foliage and acorns, the bearded head of a man with open mouth to one side - 5 1/8in (13.3cm) diameter


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