London, South Kensington
14 October 1999
A Persian gold damascened steel kashkul
with a pierced calligraphic band to the rim above a wider band of inscriptions, geometric and foliate designs -- 10.in (26cm) wide, 20th Century.
See Colour Plate 1.
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