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A TIMURID DRAGON-HEADED CANDLESTICK BRASS, POSSIBLY HERAT, CENTRAL ASIA, LATE 15TH CENTURY A TIMURID DRAGON-HEADED CANDLESTICK BRASS, POSSIBLY HERAT, CENTRAL ASIA, LATE 15TH CENTURY A TIMURID DRAGON-HEADED CANDLESTICK BRASS, POSSIBLY HERAT, CENTRAL ASIA, LATE 15TH CENTURY A TIMURID DRAGON-HEADED CANDLESTICK BRASS, POSSIBLY HERAT, CENTRAL ASIA, LATE 15TH CENTURY

Lot 62 A TIMURID DRAGON-HEADED CANDLESTICK BRASS, POSSIBLY HERAT, CENTRAL ASIA, LATE 15TH CENTURY

Reference: ARTISLA20379

The waisted truncated conical base ribbed and ringed with a flattened drip-tray, the narrow cylindrical neck entwined with a pair of dragon-head sockets with open-mouths, scrolling crests and flaring nostrils.
22.5 by 14 cm.

CATALOGUE NOTE
A related example is in the Museum of Islamic Art, Cairo, (inv. no.15201), see Komaroff 1992, pp.230-232, no.36. See also The Survey of Persian Art, vol VI, pl.1377.

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