AN EXTRAORDINARY SAFAVID BRONZE BELL

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PERIOD: 17th Century

ORIGIN: Iran Isfahan

DESCRIPTION:
The heavily cast hemispherical bell engraved with Islamic arabesques and Calligraphic Medallions and floral motifs. The Throne verse and the name of 'Ali repeated Out Loudly & intensity around the House Of Strength (Known as Zoorkhaneh). Top Dome Engraved with arabesques & Motifs to the Lower base of the bell is engraved By inscribing the name of "God The Most Gracious The Most Merciful (is Known as bismi-llahi r-rahmani-r-rahim).

CERTIFICATE: Comes with a certificate from the Art Loss Register.

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