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Lot 240: A QAJAR INSCRIBED BRASS MAGIC BOWL, PERSIA, 19TH CENTURY |
19 October 2016
London, United KingdomLive Auction
Description: the centre with a raised domical boss surrounded by roundels containing sun, moon and four figures, incised throughout with lobed cartouches containing calligraphy, the exterior with the twelve zodiacal symbols within geometric stellar forms, between two calligraphic bands, underside of foot with calligraphic bands
In generally good condition, some minor nicks to external edge, very minor patches with discoloration, particularly to exterior, the base of foot with small chip, as viewed.
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