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A large Deccani copper alloy spouted vessel with cast zoomorphic handle, India, 18th century or later
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12,00015,000
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151
A large Deccani copper alloy spouted vessel with cast zoomorphic handle, India, 18th century or later
Estimate
12,00015,000
JUMP TO LOT

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A large Deccani copper alloy spouted vessel with cast zoomorphic handle, India, 18th century or later
the body engraved throughout with interconnected stems featuring flowerheads, bands of scrolling split-palmettes, and two rows of calligraphic inscriptions, the handle cast with two stylised bird heads at each end and engraved with facial features and leafy scrolls, with a hinged domed cover and pine finial
47cm. 
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Catalogue Note

inscriptions

Around the neck:
Two couplets in Persian; although they are not included in the accepted version of Nizami's Sharaf-nama, they may be recorded as his in some manuscripts.

Around the body:
Four couplets from the Sharaf-nama of Nizami, ending with 943.

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