London, South Kensington
8 October 2013
This lot is offered without a reserve
A VERY FINE QAJAR TINNED-COPPER BOWL
SIGNED HUSAYN, POSSIBLY MASHHAD, IRAN, DATED AH 1240/1824-5 AD
With rounded profile, on plain base and with slightly everted lip, the engraved decoration with dense foliage overall, a band of calligraphic medallions in nasta'liq script below the rim, one medallion with signature and date, the central field in the interior with a large rosette, the cavetto with small cusped medallions with portraits of ladies interspersed with calligraphic medallions, the lip with a band of dotted roundels, in good condition
3¾in. (9.3cm.) diam.
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