A Safavid Bucket dated AH 1019
Lot 93
An engraved brass Safavid Bucket Persia, dated AH 1019/ AD 1610-11
£3,000 - 4,000
US$ 4,700 - 6,200

Lot Details
An engraved brass Safavid Bucket
Persia, dated AH 1019/ AD 1610-11
on a high spreading foot, with rounded sides, high shoulder rising to narrower neck, inscription to shoulder, the lower section with stylised tree and vase motifs on a ground of split-palmette arabesque, with band of repeating trefoil to foot, upper shoulder and neck, later handle
16cm. high x 18cm. diam. (mouth)

Footnotes

  • The inscriptions comprise: "Its owner Mir Muhammad, year AH 1019/ AD 1610-11; and Persian verses. The same Persian verses can be found on a similar bucket formerly in the Musee des Arts Decorative and now in the Louvre, Paris published by Melikian-Chirvani (A.S. Melikian-Chirvani, Le bronze iranien, Musee des arts Decorative, Paris, 1973, pp. 106-07).
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