A GILT-COPPER PLAQUE
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A GILT-COPPER PLAQUE

IRAN OR CENTRAL ASIA, PROBABLY 14TH CENTURY

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A GILT-COPPER PLAQUE
IRAN OR CENTRAL ASIA, PROBABLY 14TH CENTURY
Of rectangular form decorated in repoussé, the main panel of decoration with a border of dots and divided into three bands, two with goats with spotted coats galloping in opposite directions and surrounded by meandering leafy vine, flowerheads and cloud bands, the central, thinner band of vine and flowerheads, the central panel with a minor border of scrolling leafy vine, all the decoration on ring pounced ground, areas of corrosion
11 x 6¾in. (28 x 16.7cm.)
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Lot Essay

Two plaques in the Nasser D. Khalili have very similar depictions of goats with leafy vine background repoussé decoration. These plaques are dated to the 14th Century and attributed to Iran showing influence from Central Asia, (JLY 503, Linda Komaroff and Stefano Carboni (ed.), The Legacy of Genghis Khan, New York, 2002, pl. 235, p. 195.
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