Lot 15B: Persian, Islamic(?) bronze plate-mirror with Sphinx & 5 fish, 1000 BC-1000 AD

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Eternity Gallery

May 10, 2018, 11:00 AM EST
Tampa, FL, US
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Description: Persian, Islamic(?) bronze plate-mirror with Sphinx and fishes, 1000 BC-1000 AD We are happy to offer an exceptional, museum quality archaic bronze mirror-plate from Middle East. The purpose of the plate was possibly religious offerings. Sphinx images were used in many civilizations: Egypt, Greece, Assyria, Persia, India, Burma, etc. Sphinx in the center; Middle circle: Five fishes swimming around; Outer circle: Islamic characters; Diameter: 124 mm= 12.4 cm; Weight: 8 oz. = 225g; Provenance: collected in Iran; Condition; genuine patina all over, no defects; Opinion of the experts on the origin and age of the sphinx plate will be highly appreciated.
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