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Lot 323: A QAJAR GILT-COPPER OPENWORK AND ENAMELLED GHALIAN SECTION, PERSIA, 19TH CENTURY |

Arts of the Islamic World

by Sotheby's

October 19, 2016

London, United Kingdom

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Description: of tapering form, the gilt-copper openwork designed as floral scrolls amidst which pink coloured birds fly and two rabbits can be seen in lobed medallions, polychrome enamel stylised borders above and below

Condition Report: In overall good condition, some minor dents as consistent with age and use, oxidisation to surface of reverse, minor breaks in enamel decoration, notably to flowers on border and minor sections of animals, light scratches to enamel, 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.
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."

Provenance: Vente aux Encheres, Hotel George V, Paris, 6 April 1990, lot 48. 
Sotheby's New York, 8 February 1985, lot 173.

Dimensions: 7.4cm. height
7.1cm. max. diam.

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