A QAJAR GILT-INSCRIBED TURQUOISE PLAQUE AND BRASS FRAME, PERSIA, DATED 1915
comprising a large turquoise stone gilt-engraved with calligraphic inscriptions and stars, set in a brass frame with inscriptions, dates and the Qajar motto worked in repoussé, with bespoke box
18.6 by 13.7cm.
In generally good condition, some oxidisation to extremities with darkening, reverse with remnants of auction labels, as viewed.
"In response to your inquiry, we are pleased to provide you with a general report of the condition of the property described above. Since we are not professional conservators or restorers, we urge you to consult with a restorer or conservator of your choice who will be better able to provide a detailed, professional report. Prospective buyers should inspect each lot to satisfy themselves as to condition and must understand that any statement made by Sotheby's is merely a subjective, qualified opinion. Prospective buyers should also refer to any Important Notices regarding this sale, which are printed in the Sale Catalogue.
NOTWITHSTANDING THIS REPORT OR ANY DISCUSSIONS CONCERNING A LOT, ALL LOTS ARE OFFERED AND SOLD AS IS" IN ACCORDANCE WITH THE CONDITIONS OF BUSINESS PRINTED IN THE SALE CATALOGUE."
Old Christie's label to reverse (partly rubbed).