ZAND DYNASTY (1751-1794). A dynasty that ruled in Persia (excluding Khorasan) from Shiraz, from the time when Nâder Shah’s (r. 1736-47) successor
s, the Afsharids, failed to recover western Persia until the founding of the Quajar dynasty by Âḡâ Moḥammad Khan Quajar. Description: This item
is a 18th century Persian copper bowl, upper band we have engraved Arabic script naming the twelve Imams of shia fallowed by fine geometric
design. The bowl bears the engraved maker's name and the date 1170 AH which is 1756. Measurements: 4 inches high and 12 inches in diameter. Condition Report: Very Good condition. For a similar example, see Christie's, April 24, 1990.