London, South Kensington
3 May 2001
A Qajar ebony kashkul
dated 1303, circa 1885
modelled in the form of a coco-de-mer decorated to the underside with the beggar and kashkul within a diamond shaped panel, further decorated with a bird forming the rim above calligraphic bands and foliate panels, brass chain -- 11in. (27.9cm.) long, (minor wear).
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