06 août 2009

Monumental & Extremely Rare Parsee Muktad Silver Bowl, Burma/India, 19th century

Monumental & Extremely Rare Parsee Muktad Silver Bowl, Burma/India, 19th century silver. diameter: 34cm, height: 20.2cm, weight: 2.533kg. Price On Request This extraordinary ceremonial bowl, commissioned by the Alpaiwalla family, a wealthy Bombay-based Parsee family of bullion dealers, is decorated in unusually high relief with Parsee/Zoroastrian themes. A near identical bowl (there are slight differences) is in Mumbai's F.D. Alpaiwalla Museum and illustrated in Godrej & Mistree (2002) on page. 696 and also... [Lire la suite]
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