Two Safavid tinned-copper Kashkuls Persia, 17th Century(2)
Lot 158*
Two Safavid tinned-copper Kashkuls Persia, 17th Century(2)
Sold for £2,160 (US$ 3,630) inc. premium
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Two Safavid tinned-copper Kashkuls
Persia, 17th Century
each of typical form with cartouche-shaped short foot, decorated with engraved champleve designs comprising inscriptions, pole-medallions containing animals on scrolling floral and foliate backgrounds, with traces of tinning
the larger 25.5 cm. long; the smaller 15.3 cm. long(2)

Footnotes

  • Provenance: Private US Collection, acquired in 1968.

    The inscriptions on both kashkuls comprise Qur'an, II (al-baqarah), verse 255.
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