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Two Qajar gold and polychrome enamelled ghalian cups, Persia, 19th century
each of waisted form with enamel decoration featuring cartouches bearings portraits, amorous couples and mother & child, the spandrels with floral designs, one with inscriptive cartouches
Quantity: 2
7.1cm; 7cm.
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Catalogue Note

inscriptions

‘A ghalyan in your hand, enter!

O my silver-bossom beloved

Give me the ghalyan gracefully

Sit next to me tenderly’



Arts of the Islamic World including Fine Rugs and Carpets

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London