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Lot 308: A LARGE QAJAR LACQUERED WOOD MIRROR, PERSIA, SIGNED AND DATED 1260 AH/1844-5 AD |

Arts of the Islamic World

by Sotheby's

19 October 2016

London, United Kingdom

Live Auction
Past Lot
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Description: of rectangular form with two hinged shutters and hooks opening to reveal a large mirror, decorated on the exterior with floral cartouches and interspersed birds, borders include portrait medallions, interiors with scenes of courtship with inscriptive borders, reverse with painted floral wood boards

Condition Report: In fair condition, one shutter with hairline crack running down surface of exterior and interior with some associated discoloration. One hook missing. Minor chips to external edges and nicks, boards to back-side loose, with wear and some stains, as viewed. Colours overall strong.
"In response to your inquiry, we are pleased to provide you with a general report of the condition of the property described above. Since we are not professional conservators or restorers, we urge you to consult with a restorer or conservator of your choice who will be better able to provide a detailed, professional report. Prospective buyers should inspect each lot to satisfy themselves as to condition and must understand that any statement made by Sotheby's is merely a subjective, qualified opinion. Prospective buyers should also refer to any Important Notices regarding this sale, which are printed in the Sale Catalogue.
NOTWITHSTANDING THIS REPORT OR ANY DISCUSSIONS CONCERNING A LOT, ALL LOTS ARE OFFERED AND SOLD AS IS" IN ACCORDANCE WITH THE CONDITIONS OF BUSINESS PRINTED IN THE SALE CATALOGUE."

Dimensions: 72 by 51 by 5cm.

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