PERSIAN (Iran) Hand-made COPPER WARE BOWL with a design band around the outside rim and an artist's signature on the back (see photo # 3) Nice patina, good condition. Diameter is 5.75 inches or 14 cms. with a height of 2.5 inches or 6.4 cms. Circa: 1930's.
IRANIAN (Persia) Decorative Hand-made COPPER-WARE PLATE with a motif from Persepolis, a King and warrior fighting with an evil spirit in an animal form. Nice patina with a hook on the back for hanging on a wall. Diameter is 11 inches or 28 cms. Height is 1 inch or 2.54 cms. Circa: 1950's.
Bought in Teheran in the early 1960's.
IRANIAN (Persia) Handmade COPPERWARE Covered BOWL with a banded decoration around the body. Nice patina. Suitable for storing spools of thread or other small items. Diameter is 9 inches or 23 cms. and the height is 3 3/8 inches or 8.5 cms. Circa: 1930's.
PERSIAN (IRAN) COPPER BOWL with a "dimple" on the inside center and handmade decorative band and paisleys around the outside. The diameter of the bowl is 6 inches or 15 cms. and the height is 2 inches or 5 cms. and is suitable for nuts or candy on the coffee table. Attractive patina. Circa: 1930's.
Handmade Persian (Iran) COPPER BOWL with decoration around the rim and body, tin used inside the bowl. Condition is good except for a ding in the base (see pix #3)
Diameter is 8.1 inches or 20.7 cms and the height is 4.1 inches or 10.6 cms. Circa: 1930's.
Medium sized COPPER BOWL with an inverted and foliated edge with hand hammered paisley designs around a central floral medallion. Condition is good, nice patina.
Height is 1 3/8 inches (3.5 cms) and the diameter is 6 inches or 15.3 cms. Circa: 1930's.
Very Shibui Rectangular woven Bamboo JAPANESE LETTER BOX with a removable COVER. Some slight damage to the corner of both the box and lid. (see pix #3 & 4) Patina is wonderful. Dimensions are 11.5 inches or 29 cms. x 8.5 inches or 22 cms. x 2.15 inches in depth or 5.5 cms. Circa: 1930's.
PERSIAN (Iran) solid COPPER PITCHER with sharply curved spout, sturdy handle and a Royal scene of Kings and Supplicants bearing tributes of animals; a scene reminiscent of Perspolis and King Darius.
Condition is excellent, nice patina. Height is 13 inches or 33 cms. and the diameter of the mouth is 6.25 inches or 16 cms. Circa 1930's. Purchased in Teheran in early 1960's.
Balinese DRAWING of UBUD MARKETPLACE, Bali, Indonesia, with an antique Japanese gilded wood frame and a cedar back. The etching is matted with triple-acid free paper in a soft muted tone. There is some damage (from excessive moisture/climate, in the lower right hand corner. The work is signed and dated, 1970 (see pix #4) Overall dimensions of frame are 28 inches x 24 inches or 71.1 cms x 60.9 cms.The glass is "glare-proof" glass. The etching itself is 14 3/8" x 12 1/4" or 36. ...click for details
Wooden Japanese ABACUS for counting the "Oriental Way." 21 rows of 5 beads each and another one on the bottom. Good condition. Nice patina. Put together with wood pegs, no metal! An attractive conversation piece. Length is 14 inches x 3.75 inches. Circa 1930's.