London, South Kensington
29 April 2005
A SAFAVID TINNED COPPER BOWL, IRAN, SECOND HALF 17TH OR EARLY 18TH CENTURY
Of rounded form with vertical mouth, the sides engraved with an overall arabesque lattice, a band of inscription cartouches around the rim -- 13¾in. (35cm.) diam.
From the collection of the present owner's grandmother, probably purchased circa 1920.
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