A lidded bronse silver inlaid vessel Iran 13th century
Lot 53
A Khorasan silver-inlaid bronze lidded Vessel Persia, 13th Century(2)
Sold for £7,250 (US$ 12,185) inc. premium
Auction Details
Lot Details
A Khorasan silver-inlaid bronze lidded Vessel
Persia, 13th Century
of bulbous form on a long flared foot, the lifting lid with tapering handle terminating in a domed element surmounted by a knop finial, engraved and decorated with silver inlay with a band of inscription in kufic on a ground of scrolling floral interlace, the lid with four rosettes
19.5 cm. high; 16.7 cm. diam.(2)


  • The inscription probably reads: al-'izz wa al-iqbal wa al-dawla wa al-tamma wa al-'inaya wa al-qina'a wa al-dawama wa al-rahma wa al-raha (wa) li-sahibihi; 'Glory and Prosperity and Wealth and Plenitude and (God's) favour and Contentment and Endurance and Mercy and Ease to its owner'
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