ZAND DYNASTY (1751-1794). A dynasty that ruled in Persia (excluding Khorasan) from Shiraz, from the time when Nāder Shah’s (r. 1736-47)
successors, the Afsharids, failed to recover western Persia until the founding of the Quajar dynasty by Āḡā Moḥammad Khan Quajar. Description:
This item is a 18th century Persian copper bowl, decorated with a band of Arabic script followed by floral cartouche. Measurements: 2 1/4inches high and 7 inches in diameter. Condition Report: Good condition. For a similar example, see Christie's, April 24, 1990.