Lot 83

A Qajar lacquer box
Persia, 19th Century

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Sold for £1,147.50 inc. premium
A Qajar lacquer box
Persia, 19th Century
of rectangular form with stepped lid on four bracket feet, decorated in polychrome with panels containing sprays of roses, the lid with perching birds, the borders with floral interlace, the lower edge of the lid with a band of inscription
26.7 x 20.6 x 14.8 cm.


Inscriptions: Qur'an, chapter LXXXVII (al-A'la), ending with 'The most High, the most Mighty God told the truth'.

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