A Mamluk bronze bowl Syria, 15th Century

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Lot 12
A Mamluk bronze bowl
Syria, 15th Century

Sold for £ 484 (US$ 651) inc. premium
A Mamluk bronze bowl
Syria, 15th Century
of deep form with curved edges on a short foot, engraved to the exterior with geometric and vegetal motifs, the rim with a series of roundels interspersed by a series of cartouches containing inscriptions in thuluth and abstract vegetal motifs
18.5 cm. diam. max.

Footnotes

  • Inscriptions: the first couplet of a quatrain often seen on Mamluk vessels.

    For a similar bowl offered at Sotheby's see Arts of the Islamic World, 8 October 2014, lot 105.
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