A large Islamic bronze Seal
Lot 290
An official brass Seal of an Afghan Judge Afghanistan, dated AH 1231/ AD 1815-16
Sold for £125 (US$ 209) inc. premium
Lot Details
An official brass Seal of an Afghan Judge
Afghanistan, dated AH 1231/ AD 1815-16
Circular with a domed centre, the disc incised with stylised motifs of a book and scales of justice, within an outer band containing an inscription in naskhi script, the handle terminating in a spherical knop
7.5cm diameter

Footnotes

  • The inscription reads: 'The Judge of Qadhat(?), Sayyid Shah Muhammad Jamal, Deputy Governor at the Court of Amir Habibullah Khan.'
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  1. Frances Robinson
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