London, South Kensington
29 April 2005
AN EARLY QAJAR BRASS ASTRALOBE, IRAN, 19TH CENTURY
Of circular form surmounted with a shaped panel incised with a cow amongst meandering flowers, comprising three circular quadrandants of a later date, the outer case signed Ali Saroona -- 6in. (15.2cm.) long.
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