Lot 1500: Islamic Consular Seal with Lion
December 8, 2016
London, United KingdomLive Auction
Description: Dated 1331 AH (1912 AD"). A discoid bronze consular seal with shank to the reverse; image of a reclining lion and sun flanked by numerals '1331' above two lines of Persian text, wreath below and seriffed Roman capitals '1331 Consulat. de. la. Persan. Moussel' (Persian Consulate in Mosul, Iraq"). 53 grams, 36mm (1 1/2"). From the collection of a North London gentleman; acquired in the 1980s.
Condition Report: Fine condition, usage wear.