A Khorasan brass Casket
Lot 103
A Khorasan brass Casket Persia, 12th Century
£6,000 - 8,000
US$ 10,000 - 13,000
Auction Details
Lot Details
A Khorasan brass Casket
Persia, 12th Century
rectangular with hinged stepped lid with handle, with allover incised decoration on scrolling foliate grounds, the sides of the lid with harpies, the top with a panel of thuluth inscription, the sides of the body with a frieze of further inscriptions with a band of palmette vine above
27 x 15.2 x 18cm.

Footnotes

  • The inscriptions comprise: on the lid, 'And Glory and Prosperity'; and around the body, 'And perpetual Glory and....and Well-being and [Prophet's] Intercession and Health and Health and Health and [God's] Grace and Gratitude and Long-life to him'.
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