Fri, 29th Oct 2021 11:00

Islamic Art - Property of a European Collector Part II

 
  Lot 217
 

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

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

Of typical flaring cylindrical shape, with an everted rim, the exterior finely painted with polychrome enamels with oval miniature portraits of a high-class Qajar family, one roundel with a daughter, the latter with a son, alternating with colourful floral bouquets, foliage and birds, further floral bands framing the lower edge of the cup, featuring four silver chainlets with spiky terminals, mounted on a wooden stem and pedestal, 23.5cm high.

Sold for £1,625

Includes Buyer's Premium


 

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