Lot 1498: Islamic Kohl Pot with Birds
December 8, 2016
London, United KingdomLive Auction
Description: 19th century AD. A hollow-formed bronze kohl pot with bulbous body, tubular neck and four legs; the body with reserved running chain motif, the neck tapering with pointill? swags and two biconcave collars, the legs with pointill? swags and birds modelled in the round; inscription to the underside. See von Gladiss, A. Glanz und Substanz. Metallarbeitung in der Sammlung des Museums f?r Islamische Kunst, Berlin, 2012 for discussion. 450 grams, 12.5cm (5"). Property of a West London gentleman; acquired on the London art market.
Condition Report: Fine condition.