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Near Eastern Gold Engraved Vessel With Lid

Antiquities - Western Asiatic


LOT 662

Estimate
GBP (£) 2,200 - 2,800
EUR (€) 2,500 - 3,180
USD ($) 3,070 - 3,910
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Sold for (Inc. premium): £3,220

NEAR EASTERN GOLD ENGRAVED VESSEL WITH LID

17th-18th century AD. A decorative gold vessel comprising a hemispherical pot with dished base, engraved with running scrolls, vegetation and bird motifs, a square panel beneath the base; the lid formed as a series of four steps decorated with running scrolls and petal motifs, surmounted by a mount of filigree with granulation detail enclosing a setting of four D-shaped claws, each with a granule, holding a hemispherical polished amethyst. Gold, 77.06 grams, 74 mm height, 57mm external diameter.

Condition
Very fine condition, some minor wear to the lid.

Provenance
From an old English collection formed in the 1970's.

Date
Thursday 16th December 2010 at The Swedenborg Hall Antiquities & Coins

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Thursday 16th December 2010 at The Swedenborg Hall Antiquities & Coins

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