Perfume-burner shaped as a peacock. Iran, Qajar


Perfume-burner shaped as a peacock in pierced and incised brass. Peacock represented with spread wings, standing on a doucine octagonal base with canted sides. Pierced and incised all over with scrollwork, arabesques and cartouches animated with people or flowers. A moon figures in the centre of the polylobed tail. Red glass eyes. Glass cabochons decorated the neck.

Iran, Qajar, circa 1900

Condition report : Small dents, accidents on beak, losses (turquoise beads on neck). One wing unsoldered

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  • Items quantity:  1
  • Height in cm : 69 cm
  • Width in cm : 31 cm
  • Depth in cm : 27 cm
  • Expertissim Reference: 2014101580