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PROPERTY FROM A PERSIAN PRIVATE COLLECTION

A lacquer set of portable merchant's scales, Persia, Qajar, 19th century
Estimate
10,00012,000
LOT SOLD. 15,000 GBP
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125

PROPERTY FROM A PERSIAN PRIVATE COLLECTION

A lacquer set of portable merchant's scales, Persia, Qajar, 19th century
Estimate
10,00012,000
LOT SOLD. 15,000 GBP
JUMP TO LOT

Details & Cataloguing

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A lacquer set of portable merchant's scales, Persia, Qajar, 19th century
of rectangular form, comprising an adjustable shaft, a brass tray, brass weights, steel tweezers, three boxes with hinged covers
59 by 30.5 by 10.5cm.
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Provenance

Christie's London, 25 April 1995, lot 106.

Catalogue Note

The interior of this delicate and remarkably complete set of Qajar portable scales is finely decorated with the scene of Joseph being weighed before the Pharaoh, while gol-e-bulbul patterns adorn the exterior panels.

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