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Lot 241: A LATE TIMURID/EARLY SAFAVID TINNED-COPPER BOWL, PERSIA, LATE 15TH/EARLY 16TH CENTURY |
19 October 2016
London, United KingdomLive Auction
Description: of deep rounded form with slightly everted rim, the engraved decoration comprising a knotted band of alternating inscriptive cartouches and lobed roundels containing entwined split-palmettes on a ground of foliate scrolls, above a band of lobed arches filled with palmette motifs
In generally good condition, the surface with some abrasion and rubbed, particularly to underside which also has many scratches and one or two very minor holes, the interior with oxidisation and scratches, minor dents along lower section, as viewed.
"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.
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