Fri, 29th Oct 2021 11:00

Islamic Art - Property of a European Collector Part II

 
  Lot 207
 

A QAJAR POLYCHROME-PAINTED ENAMELLED COPPER QALYAN CUP
Iran, mid to late 19th century

A QAJAR POLYCHROME-PAINTED ENAMELLED COPPER QALYAN CUP
PROPERTY FROM AN IMPORTANT EUROPEAN PRIVATE COLLECTION
Iran, mid to late 19th century

Of typical flaring cylindrical shape, with an everted rim, the exterior painted in polychrome enamels following the typical Qajar arrangement of 'miniature portraits and floral bouquets', with a decorative reticulate of cusped cartouches filled with portraits of Qajar beauties alternating with lush flower bouquets and foliage, all against a blue, green, and gold enamelled chequered grid, the interior a plain brass cup, 8.5cm diam. and 6cm high.

Sold for £2,250

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