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A monumental Safavid tinned-copper footed bowl, Persia, dated 1134 AH/1721-22 AD
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142
A monumental Safavid tinned-copper footed bowl, Persia, dated 1134 AH/1721-22 AD
Estimate
20,00030,000
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Details & Cataloguing

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A monumental Safavid tinned-copper footed bowl, Persia, dated 1134 AH/1721-22 AD
the body engraved with a central register of quadrupeds, including elephants, gazelles, deer, leopards, hares and lions amidst floral scrolls, upper register engraved with a fine nasta'liq inscription
24.7cm. height; 44.7cm. max. diam. 
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Provenance

Ex-collection Professor Simon Digby (1932-2010), former Honorary Librarian of the Royal Asiatic Society and Assistant Keeper in the Department of Eastern Art at the Ashmolean Museum, Oxford.

Catalogue Note

inscriptions

Call on God to bless the Fourteen Innocents
Central cartouche partly deciphered: '[...] Shah 'Ali Akbar'  

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