* A PAIR OF QAJAR GOLD-DAMASCENED STEEL DEER
PROPERTY FROM AN IMPORTANT PRIVATE EUROPEAN COLLECTOR
Iran, 19th century
Naturalistically designed as deer, with sturdy bodies, standing on four slender legs, with short tails and long three-pronged antlers, each with their own character, intricate gold-damascened decoration on each side and their behinds, chests and necks, consisting of matching gold floral arabesque motifs and vegetal sprays, their noses and mouths carved and enhanced with further damascened details on the cheeks and eyes, each 19.5cm x 29cm.
each 19.5cm x 29cm
Sold for £812
Includes Buyer's Premium