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LOT 1686

Estimate
GBP (£) 600 - 800
EUR (€) 660 - 890
USD ($) 790 - 1,050

Opening Bid
£540 (EUR 598; USD 707) (+bp*)

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Islamic Casket with Figures

19th century AD

A sheet bronze casket, ellipsoid in plan with domed lid; the body with repoussé frieze of crouching tigers beneath an epigraphic band, hinge and hasp fittings, heart-shaped panels to the lower edge and scrolled tendrils to the underside; the lid with similar heart-shaped and tendril motifs, drop handle with geometric ornament. 571 grams, 22.5cm (9"). Fine condition.

Provenance
Property of a London, UK, gallery; acquired at auction.