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Lot 0042B
Near East, Persia, ca. 15th to 17th century CE. A pretty decorative tile made of cast lead with a motif of two peacocks gazing at one another on a background of dense foliage. The peacock as an artistic/iconographic motif originated in India, where it was linked with the sun, beauty, glory, immortality, and wisdom; this iconography spread to Babylonia, Persia, and Asia Minor. Comes with custom stand. Size: 3.5" W x 3.5" H (8.9 cm x 8.9 cm); height on stand: 4.7" (11.9 cm)

Provenance: private Orange County, California, USA collection acquired before 2000

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Excellent remaining details. White deposits on surface. Slight bending to form.

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15th C. Persian Lead Panel w/ Twin Peacocks

Estimate $400 - $600Jul 20, 2017
686 S. Taylor Avenue Suite 106
Louisville, CO 80027
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