A calligraphic pierced steel 'Hand of Fatima'. Persia, Qajar, ca. 1800

A calligraphic pierced steel 'Hand of Fatima' used for protection from the "evil eye", Persia, Qajar, ca.

A calligraphic pierced steel 'Hand of Fatima'. Persia, Qajar, ca. 1800

A calligraphic pierced steel 'Hand of Fatima' used for protection from the "evil eye", Persia, Qajar, ca.

Persian 18th Century Safavid Alam http://www.textileasart.com/inventory/918.jpg

Persian 18th Century Safavid Alam http://www.textileasart.com/inventory/918.jpg

A SAFAVID CUT BUTCHER'S STEEL IRAN, LATE 17TH/EARLY 18TH CENTURY The main panel of rectangular form with etched cusped cartouches of arabesques on either end, with knopped handle and hinged finial of delicate scrolling arabesques and dragon-head terminals 11in. (28cm.) long

A SAFAVID CUT BUTCHER'S STEEL / IRAN, LATE CENTURY / The main panel of rectangular form with etched cusped cartouches of arabesques on either end, with knopped handle and hinged finial of delicate scrolling arabesques and dragon-head terminals

Standard ('Alam) Object Name: Standard Date: late 17th–early 18th century Geography: India, Deccan Culture: Islamic Medium: Brass Dimensions: H. 38 in. (96.5 cm) W. 12 in. (30.5 cm) Classification: Metal Credit Line: Purchase, Friends of Islamic Art Gifts, 2013

Standard ('Alam) Object Name: Standard Date: late century Geography: India, Deccan Culture: Islamic Medium: Brass Dimensions: H. cm) Classification: Metal Credit Line: Purchase, Friends of Islamic Art Gifts, 2013

Steel standard (alam), with openwork decoration Iran; late 17th-early 18th century Total H: 378.5 cm

Steel standard (alam), with openwork decoration Iran; late century Total H: cm

Sancak Alem by Deniz Tunç

Turkish sculptures in copper, silver leaf, plexy foot: Deniz Tunç & Sanjac Alem

Alam (processional standard) for a Shi'i religious parade, made of gilded and openwork brass; with Arabic inscriptions.

'Alam (processional standard) for a Shi'i religious parade, made of gilded and openwork brass; with Arabic inscriptions.

Wrought entirely of bronze with deep patina, the faceted socket tapering continuously toward the droplet-form head, which is pierced with ALLAH and remains of extensive chiseled inscriptions, surrounded by a guard terminating in a pair of dragon?s heads.With trident finial representing the Shi?ite trinity of Allah, Muhammad and ?Ali. Latter 16th century .Considerable wear. Overall length 46.2 cm. Condition II

Wrought entirely of bronze with deep patina, the faceted socket tapering continuously toward the droplet-form head, which is pierced with ALLAH and remains of extensive chiseled inscriptions, surrounded by a guard terminating in a pair of dragon?s heads.With trident finial representing the Shi?ite trinity of Allah, Muhammad and ?Ali. Latter 16th century .Considerable wear. Overall length 46.2 cm. Condition II

Extremely Important Antique Islamic Persian Safavid Large Bronze Standard Alam

Extremely Important Antique Islamic Persian Safavid Large Bronze Standard Alam

Shah-Abbas

Steel ‘Alam, Iran, first half of the century. The standards carried in Shi’ite religious processions, called ‘alams, originated in battle standards where they indicated the presence of the ruler. From the Qum section. © The Trustees of the British Museum.

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