A collection of steel flint strikers 12-17th c
Lot 100
A collection of Nasrid and Safavid steel flint Strikers Spain and Persia, 15th-17th Century(6)
£2,500 - 3,500
US$ 4,200 - 5,900
Auction Details
Lot Details
A collection of Nasrid and Safavid steel flint Strikers
Spain and Persia, 15th-17th Century
comprising four Safavid steel strikers; the first u-shaped with bird-shaped terminals, the second rectangular shaped with openwork and bird-shaped finials, a bird-shaped striker with suspension ring; a large leather and brass mounted steel blade, and two brass Nasrid strikers with inscription bands
the largest 13.5 cm. long(6)

Footnotes

  • Inscriptions to ringed striker:

    al-'izz al-da ['im] al-iqbal wa al-dawa[la] al-iqbal
    'Perpetual glory, prosperity and turn of good-fortune, prosperity...'

Activities
Contacts
  1. Matthew Thomas
    Specialist - Islamic and Indian Art
    Bonhams
    Work
    101 New Bond Street
    London, W1S 1SR
    United Kingdom
    Work +44 20 7468 8270
    FaxFax: +44 20 7468 8283