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A FINE ENAMELLED WATER PIPE (QALYAN)
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A FINE ENAMELLED WATER PIPE (QALYAN)

QAJAR IRAN, MID-19TH CENTURY

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A FINE ENAMELLED WATER PIPE (QALYAN)
QAJAR IRAN, MID-19TH CENTURY
Of ovoid form, the polychrome enamel decoration consisting of oblique cartouches with floral garlands and rose flowers flanked by gilt scrollwork, two registers with portraits of youths interspersed within roundels with floral knotwork above and below
9in. (23cm.) high
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