Lot n° 169
100 - 150
Result without fees
BASSIN EN LAITON INSCRUSTÉ DE TURQUOISES (DASHSHUI)
UZBEKISTAN, PROBABLY KOKAND, 19th-early 20th CENTURY
Basin consisting of a spherical body with a spout opening and a large overflowing tray. Brass chased with palmettes, enhanced with fine turquoise pearls. The tray with twelve petals and lotus buds, integrates an openwork grid. The stopper of the spout is held by a chain.
A TURQUOISE-SET BRASS WASH BASIN (DASHSHUI), POROBABLY KOKLAND, UZBEKISTAN, 19TH/EARLY 20TH CENTURY.
H: 14.5 cm - Ø: 35 cm
For a basin and ewer from Bukhara and Kokand in the Museum of Ethnography in St Petersburg, see the collective work Folk Art in the Soviet Union, Aurora Art Publishers, Leningrad, 1989, p. 392. See also Johannes Kalter and Margareta Pavaloi, Heirs to the Silk Road, Uzbekistan, Thames and Hudson, London, 1997, pp. 315-330 and in particular, figs. 655-58, p. 321 and fig. 668, p. 328.
Another basin from the same group is published in the catalogue of the public sale: Sotheby's, Art of the Islamic World, 25 April 2018, London, lot 142.
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