A Khorasan silver-inlaid high tin bronze Flat Dish Persia, early 13th Century
Lot 65
A Khorasan silver-inlaid high-tin bronze Flat Dish Persia, early 13th Century
£8,000 - 12,000
US$ 13,000 - 19,000

Lot Details
A Khorasan silver-inlaid high-tin bronze Flat Dish
Persia, early 13th Century
with flat base, straight sides and horizontal rim, the base with a large central roundel enclosing a stellar interlace filled with stylised rosettes, all within a band of kufic inscription and concentric bands, the rim with a band of scrolling palmette volutes, the exterior of the sides with cartouches of kufic with knot motifs between, the underside with concentric bands
15 cm. diam.

Footnotes

  • The inscriptions comprise: inside,bi'l-yumm wa al-baraka wa al-dawla wa al-salama wa l-ni'ma(?) wa al-shakira wa al-'afiya(?) wa al-sa'ada wa al-surur wa al-quwwa wa al-qina'a wa al-nusra wa al-baqa, 'With good fortune and blessing and wealth and well-being and [God's] grace and gratitude and health and happiness and joy and strength and contentment and victory and long-life'; and around the outer wall, bi'l-yumn wa al-baraka wa al-daw/la wa al-salama wa a/l-sa'ada wa al-'afiya (?)/ wa al-surur wa al-nusra wa al-shukra wa al-d/ama wa al-baqa li-sahibihi,'With good fortune and blessing and wealth and well-being and happiness and health and joy and victory and gratefulness and continuity and long-life to its owner'.
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