A Persian Circular Steel Dhal
Lot 102*
A Persian Circular Steel Dhal
Sold for £1,250 (US$ 2,025) inc. premium

Lot Details
A Persian Circular Steel Dhal
Qajar, Late 19th Century
Of convex form, with four gold-damascened bosses chiselled with flower-heads, and an applied brass border, pierced centrally with a gold-damascened Persian verse against a ground of pierced arabesques, the surface elaborately pierced overall with cartouche-shaped panels and interlinked borders of pierced arabesques and scrolls, the remaining surfaces with gold-damascened line borders, and enriched overall with numerous brass nails also securing a foil background, the outer border with ovoidal and circular panels of chiselled Persian verses in cursive script retaining traces of silver-damascening between slender borders of foliage (light surface rust)
47 cm. diam.
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