Lot 114. A Qajar talismanic bazuband, Iran, 19th century. Estimate GBP 4,000 - GBP 6,000 (USD 5,304 - USD 7,956)© Christie's Images Ltd 2017

Comprising three panels of carnelian, each inscribed with boldnasta'liq surrounded by flowering vine, set into a later hinged silver mount, the middle section of the reverse similarly inscribed. 5 ¾in. (15cm.) long

Christie's. Art of the Islamic and Indian Worlds Including Oriental Rugs and Carpets, 26 October 2017, London