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Islamic, Indian Art & Antiquities(#1066) 26/10/2021 10:30 AM BST This Auction has ended

Lot 169 of 557: A silver filigree bezoar or goa stone case and stone, North India, 18th century, of hemispherical form separating into two halves each decorated with fine leafy trellis, 4.4cm. high x 3.5cm. diam. Provenance: Private collection of Oliver Hoare (1945-2018) Bezoar stone, which is a calcified concretion found in the stomachs of some animals, was prized for its supposed medicinal properties as well as being believed to act as an antidote to poison. The scarcity of bezoar stones by the 17th centur

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This lot has ended - Successful bid:£14,000
Estimate: £1,000 - £1,500

Islamic, Indian Art & Antiquities(#1066)  26/10/2021 10:30 AM BST  This Auction has ended