TWO QAJAR GOLD AND ENAMELLED JEWELLERY ELEMENTS, PERSIA, 19TH CENTURY
TWO QAJAR GOLD AND ENAMELLED JEWELLERY ELEMENTS, PERSIA, 19TH CENTURY
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TWO QAJAR GOLD AND ENAMELLED JEWELLERY ELEMENTS, PERSIA, 19TH CENTURY

Estimate: 3,000 - 4,000 GBP

TWO QAJAR GOLD AND ENAMELLED JEWELLERY ELEMENTS, PERSIA, 19TH CENTURY

Estimate: 3,000 - 4,000 GBP

Lot Details

Description

TWO QAJAR GOLD AND ENAMELLED JEWELLERY ELEMENTS, PERSIA, 19TH CENTURY


one of quatrefoil form, featuring a polychrome enamelled scene with mother and child, hanging gold elements, the reverse decorated in repoussé with foliate motifs, small suspension hook; the other round with a small knob, decorated in polychrome enamels with flowers and birds, interior green enamel


4.3 by 4.3 by 0.5cm; 4.8cm. diam.

Condition Report

Enamels bright and colourful, the pendant with some slight hairline cracks and minor sections missing, minor dents in gold, the other element with minor rubbing to enamel, 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."

Cataloguing

Provenance

Christie's London, 28 April 1998, lot 353.

Arts of the Islamic World
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