a finely decorated islamic brass kashkul dervish begging bowl circa 1900

A Finely Decorated Islamic Brass Kashkul, (Dervish Begging Bowl) - Circa 1900.


| $344 USD | €314 EUR

Item Ref

IA 1103


Hand constructed from cast and wrought brass - the receptacle of elliptical form. Hinged lugs to the two extreme are mounted with a chain-link suspension.
Intricate and complex chiseled decoration incorporating finely detailed figures of Qajar appearance are incorporated within within a dense foliate scrollwork ground.
Size: length - 5 1/2" (140mm).
Weight - 461 grams.
Condition - Very Good. Minor surface marks, (associated with genuine age and usage). Natural colour and patina.
Internal Ref: IA 1103

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