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Lot 221: A LARGE RECTANGULAR LACQUER PEN CASE, SIGNED BY MUHAMMAD BAQIR, PERSIA, ZAND, DATED 1197 AH/1782 AD |
19 October 2016
London, United KingdomLive Auction
Description: of rectangular form, the decoration to the lid comprising a scene of noblemen in the wilderness, on the sides further scenes of archaeological ruins, inscriptive band running along side of lid, interior of lid with ruler on horseback followed by a procession, with signature and date
In good overall condition, the scenes detailed and clear with strong colours, some minor nicks to edges and corners, with some associated retouching and overpainting, light scratches to underside, light craquelure to surface, as viewed.
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Dimensions: 25.2 by 5.4 by 5cm.