Fri, 29th Oct 2021 11:00

Islamic Art - Property of a European Collector Part II

 
  Lot 139
 

A LARGE TINNED COPPER BOWL
Possibly Samarkand or Bukhara, Central Asia, late 18th - 19th century

A LARGE TINNED COPPER BOWL
PROPERTY FROM AN IMPORTANT EUROPEAN PRIVATE COLLECTION
Possibly Samarkand or Bukhara, Central Asia, late 18th - 19th century

Of deep hemispherical shape, resting on a short splayed foot, with reinforced rim, the exterior divided into two major decorative registers, a calligraphic one below the rim with a continuous nasta'liq inscription naming the Twelve Shi'a Imams set against a scrolling rosette spray, and another around the body engraved with circular medallions interlocked with cusped cartouches filled with vegetal trellis, palmettes and arabesque panels, around the base a fretwork band with a blend of floral and geometric motifs, the interior with two inventory stickers Yacob's Gallery no. 1395B, 26cm diam. and 10cm high.

(Qty: 1)

26cm diam. and 10cm high

Sold for £300

Includes Buyer's Premium


 

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