Catalogue of Persian Objects in the South Kensington Museum

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G.E. Eyre and W. Spottiswoode, 1876 - Art objects - 129 pages
 

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Page 14 - MORTAR. Bronze, octagonal, chased with arabesques and Kufic inscriptions. Round the sides are projecting knobs, and on one side is a ring suspended from a bull's head. Found in the ruins of the city of Rhages. Persian.
Page 20 - Dakhl-i-pul." Brass, pierced with floral designs, and chased with figures in medallions and a band of inscriptions. These vessels are suspended in shops in the bazaars, principally in the kebab or roast meat shops, for the purpose of holding copper money. Persian. 19th century. H. 11 in., diam. 6| in. Bought, 21. the pair. 510a.-76.
Page 5 - 76. Page 32 (Illustration). FIGURE OF A PEACOCK. Engraved brass filled in with black varnish ; on the breast is an embossed representation of the sun, on the tail is a pierced inscription. Old Persian. H.
Page 22 - ASTROLABE. Brass, round, chased, with five inner plates. It is dated 1074 AH (AD 1663). Persian. i7th century. Diam. 7i in. Bought, 61. 15*. 530— '76. Page 37 (Illustration). HOOKAH.
Page 93 - WATER BOTTLE. One of a pair. Glazed earthenware, " faience fine," with flattened sides and long neck (repaired) ; flowers and sporting scenes in blue and in relief. Persian.
Page 16 - LAMP STAND. Brass, cylindrical, chased with flowers, lozenges, and zigzag bands, and an inscription, filled in with black inlay. Persian. 13th or 14th centy.
Page 74 - Glazed earthenware, with five necks, the central one mounted with chased brass ; landscapes and birds, with figures, in blue, in imitation of Chinese decoration. Persian.
Page 69 - Earthenware, round body, painted with flowers, storks, and animals, in blue ; engraved brass handle, neck, and lid. Persian. H. 15 in., diam. 8 in. Bought, il. los. 467. — '74. Page 13 (Illustration}. WATER BOTTLE. One of a pair. Glazed earthenware, " faience fine," with flattened sides and long neck (repaired) ; flowers and sporting scenes in blue and in relief.

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