* A QAJAR GOLD-DAMASCENED STEEL CAMEL
PROPERTY FROM AN IMPORTANT PRIVATE EUROPEAN COLLECTOR
Iran, 19th century
Naturalistically shaped as a camel, with a long outstretched tail, the characteristic hump on its back, and small uneven ears, with gold-damascened scrolling bands to the body, a leafy stem descending down the tail, and a star arabesque to the hump with a central rosette, a further decorative band around the circumference of the neck, a floral stem on its forehead, and two linear festoons on the cheeks, 29cm x 23.5cm.
29cm x 23.5cm
Sold for £625
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