Fri, 29th Oct 2021 11:00

Islamic Art - Property of a European Collector Part II

 
  Lot 104
 

A GOLD-DAMASCENED STEEL EWER BASIN WITH ITS OPENWORK COVER
Qajar Iran, 19th century

A GOLD-DAMASCENED STEEL EWER BASIN WITH ITS OPENWORK COVER
PROPERTY FROM AN IMPORTANT EUROPEAN PRIVATE COLLECTION
Qajar Iran, 19th century

The gently compressed globular body resting on a flattened circular base, rising to a large and wide everted rim, the centre covered with an openwork lid with star-shaped medallions and a rounded gold-damascened pommel, the gold-inlaid decoration around the rim consisting of a series of cusped arabesque cartouches filled with vegetal scrolls against an engraved floral ground, 32.5cm diam. and 13cm high.

(Qty: 1)

32.5cm diam. and 13cm high

Sold for £475

Includes Buyer's Premium


 

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