A large Islamic bronze Seal
Lot 104
An official brass Seal of an Afghan Judge Afghanistan, dated AH 1231/ AD 1815-16
£500 - 700
US$ 840 - 1,200
Auction Details
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
7.5 cm. diam.

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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