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A fine Fars silver-inlaid bowl with later tinning, Persia, 14th century

 
Estimate
10,00015,000
LOT SOLD. 12,500 GBP
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141
A fine Fars silver-inlaid bowl with later tinning, Persia, 14th century

 
Estimate
10,00015,000
LOT SOLD. 12,500 GBP
JUMP TO LOT

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A fine Fars silver-inlaid bowl with later tinning, Persia, 14th century

 
delicately incised with a calligraphic band to the body interspersed with roundels containing courtly figures, between foliate bands with birds and quadrupeds, fine geometric design below, the rim with a calligraphic band between running quadrupeds, the interior incised with sea of fish, silver inlay
12.6cm by 26cm. 
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Catalogue Note

inscriptions

Around the neck: 

‘Perpetual glory and prosperity and [God’s] graces and splendor and excellence and generosity and forbearance and glory and victory and prosperity and [God’s] grace and generosity and splendor and excellence and generosity and forbearance’ 

In the cartouches on the body:

‘Glory to our lord, the most great king, the great sultan, the learned, the just, the holy-warrior, the defender, the one helped by Heaven, victorious over enemies, inheritor of the kingdom of Solomon, the most just of the sultans of the World, the one who subjugates nations, the lord of kings of’

An owner’s name: Aqa Reza

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