Lot 322: A QAJAR GOLD GHALIAN CUP WITH ANCIENT PERSIAN REVIVAL SCENES, PERSIA, 19TH CENTURY |
October 19, 2016
London, United KingdomLive Auction
Description: round with everted rim, the gold worked in repoussé, incised and punched, set onto a metal backing, featuring scenes influenced by ancient Persian designs, between roundels with floral bouquets in openwork
In good condition, minor dents to external rim, the metal interior lining very oxidised with some encrustation, as viewed.
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8.4cm. max. diam.