Oval bezel seal with nasta‘liq inscription, floral decoration, and a quadruped

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    Pale green glass (?), in a silver setting with small folding handle; frontal face plain; oval. Quadruped walking to the right, above on the left one line of cursive script (nasta`līq). A date beneath.

    Gul-rukh گل رخ
    1272/1855-6 ١٢٧٢

    The ground is spread with some flower heads consisting of dots.

    In: Kalus, Ludvik, Catalogue of Islamic Seals and Talismans (Oxford: Clarendon Press, 1986)

Further reading

Kalus, Ludvik, Catalogue of Islamic Seals and Talismans (Oxford: Clarendon Press, 1986), no. 2.3.4 on p. 34, pl. I.2.3.4

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