Lot 1111: Very fine Indo-Persian engraved silver tray
03 November 2016
Boonton, NJ, USALive Auction
Description: Late 19th c., engraved with intricate figural reserves over floral ground, two royal portrait reserves with Arabic inscriptions, no touch marks visible, 13.75"l x 20"w, approx. 66.7 ozt.
Condition Report: Good, condition commensurate with age, polish wear to edges and underside, warping, scratches and dings, silver content untested
Provenance: The Collection of Clement Greenberg, NY - Clement Greenberg was arguably the most influencial art critic of the 20th century, and champion of abstract expressionist and modern art. His personal collection is a reflection of his involvement with artists including, and among the likes of, Helen Frakenthaler and Jackson Pollock. For more information, please visit https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Clement_Greenberg#Clement_Greenberg_Collection