A LARGE CARVED LOW-GRADE EMERALD FRAGMENT WITH GOLD-INLAID CALLIGRAPHIC BANDS
PROPERTY FROM AN IMPORTANT EUROPEAN PRIVATE COLLECTION
Possibly India, late 19th - 20th century
Of square shape with rounded edges, resting on a flat base incised with stylised curved lines framing a central plain roundel, the top inlaid in gold with two concentric bands of auspicious calligraphy, the central roundel inlaid at the top with the invocation 'Ya Allah', 4cm x 3cm x 2.5cm.
Sold for £525
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