Antique Islamic hookah base, decorated with rows of fish. The hookah base measures 11.5cm high and the base 12.5cm in diameter. The photographs show the hookah base from all sides. The condition is excellent with no damage or repairs, this I guarantee, see my returns policy. I am happy to ship worldwide. Please email if you have any questions. (2.5 cm = 1 inch).
This silver box, of lobed medallion form, has a hinged lid decorated with geometric and floral repousse work in prominent relief. The sides are incised with floral elements with a caligraphic cartouche in the front. The base is also incised with a floral design surrounded by a band of small repeating triangles. The entire box is fashioned from solid sheet silver. There is some wear and light tarnish.
Width: 2 ¼ in., Height: 1 in.
Weight: 71 grams. (about 2.5 oz.)
Very detailed repousse made of copper depicting the Hindu deity Krishna, seen holding a spear in one hand and some sort of vine in the other. He has worshippers on either side of him, adorned in lavish jewelry, headdresses, and scarves. Behind Krishna is the winged holy being Garuda, who serves as the mount to Lord Vishnu. 19th century
Size: 7.75" diameter
An Ottoman cup holder made of gilt silver and a Russian porcelain insert with stamped red mark. The zarf with two silvermarks and a Tughra. Condition: coffee cup with a tiny rim chip. Please look at pictures carefully being part of condition report. Dimension: diameter 5.5 cm, 5.5 cm total height.
Large and beautiful Eastern painting on silk. Painted with three beautifully dressed men traveling on the horse back in the mountains and forester.
Dimension: 36" x 24
Very large copper cachepot beautifully decorated with birds, flowers and cartouches with Arabic calligraphy in polychrome enamel. Condition: good, one dent, enamel with few losses and stress lines. Dimension: diameter c. 44 cm and 22 cm high.
A silk brocade in gold thread with boteh in lozenge shaped lattice. From a Swiss gentleman's study collection, mainly comprising Persian textiles. Condition: good, little thin areas, few little stains. Please look at photos carefully, being part of condition report. Dimension: c. 38.8 cm x 23.6 cm.
NUR'ALI SHAH DIVAN, COPIED BY MUHAMMAD ISMAI'IL AL HUSINI. Persia c. 1800. Persian manuscript on paper, written in 1 and 2 columns of elegant shikasteh script in black ink, double intercolumnar and inter linear rules in gold, marbled endpapers,light brown morocco binding with a stamped pattern. Bookplate of Fairuz library, seal impression of the scribe. Dated AH 1215 (AD 1800-01) 138 x 80 mm. Slightly worn
A woven silk brocade in gold thread with boteh pattern in yellow. From a Swiss gentleman's study collection, mainly comprising Persian textiles. Condition: some small stains and a crease. Please look at photos carefully, being part of condition report. Dimension: c. 40.2 cm x 44.5 cm.
Of rounded form the lower section domed, with engraved and pierced decoration of arabesques, geometric pattern and Arabic calligraphy. Dimension: 18.5 cm high, diameter: ca. 13 cm, total height: 57 cm. Condition: fine.
Of rounded form with lower domed section, decorated with engraved and pierced panels of birds, flowers and persons at leisure motifs between swirling interlace. Condition: minimally warped, lower section with a small crack. Dimension: burner: 22 cm high, diameter: ca. 16 cm, total height without cord: 40.5 cm.
Antique Tribal Amber necklace composed of 43 hand cut and polished irregular flattened oval beads in shades of butterscotch and honey with its original hand braided fabric ornament is original. .
Never before in the history of our business have we ever acquired such a rear and unusual object, until now, furthermore I can say that I have not seen anything like this in my entire life...
Antique 19th century (1831-96) Qajar Dynasty Persian Islamic ceramic bottle –flask of globular body with tall slender neck, flaring trumpet mouth on short spreading foot.
Painted under glaze in blue, turquoise, cream, brown and ochre enamels on white background with seated figures of a lady and a gentleman in Persian costumes holding flask and the goblets in palace garden...
Antique18th century Afsharid Dynasty Persian paper-mache, polychrome lacquer Islamic pen-box Qalamdan of superb quality.
Details: All sides are finely hand painted in gold with various flowers on a polychrome background.
Condition: The rim of the tray head slightly damaged with trace of the old restoration. The lacquer is in good condition except for some minor chips.
DIMENSIONS: Overall length 26.5 cm (10 3/8 in).Width: 6cm (2 3/8...
An antique Persian seal or weight, made from bronze or brass, both sides engraved with Islamic script. From an old Swiss collection. Condition: traces of usage. Dimension: 2.1 cm x 2.1 cm x 0.7 cm.
Conical pipe bowl raising from a round dish. Made in one piece from red Tophane clay. Stamped decoration. Marked in Persian writing. Condition: was never in use, bowl rim with a small chip, dish with tiny frits. Dimension: c. 9 cm long.
A bokce cover composed of two different silver or gold thread brocaded silk textiles. Metallic thread laced edging with sequins and the four corners with tassels. Cotton lining. From a Swiss gentleman's study collection, mainly comprising Persian textiles. Condition: few thin areas, some stains, discoloration and wear. Dimension: c. 80 cm x 82 cm without edging.
Early Persian glazed pottery bowl; of wide footed form, the interior painted with colorful design of a bird with fruit, the exterior with band of linear patterning, probably Circa 12th century period. Size; Diameter of bowl is 8 1/8 inches. Condition Report; Very old professional repairs typical to pottery items from this era.