This fabulous display piece measures 14 inches in diameter and dates to the 15/16 century. It appears to have been excavated and restored. It looks like this was repaired a long time ago. Repairs for something this large and old are not unusual.
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An attractive brass Cairoware tray profusely inlaid in silver and copper with koranic inscriptions around the rim and an unusual interlaced floral and figurative design suggesting western Arts and Crafts influence. Diameter: 33.5 cm. c.1900.
Original Persian Colour Drawing on Large Shell, Subject: royal Hunting.Circa 18th ~19th C. 6" X 6"
A pair of Ottoman silver alloy coffee cup holders decorated with flowers, a house and a ship. Unmarked. Condition: few traces of usage. Please look at pictures carefully being part of condition report. Dimension: diameter 6.2 cm, 5.3 cm high.
A large one-piece steel belt buckle, the front side decorated with flowers and tendrils in gold, the reverse with stripes in silver. Condition: traces of usage. Dimension: 11.3 cm long x 6.7 cm wide.
30.5" x 35.5" very good condition, no significant problems, sturdy, some discoloration and fading. Provenance Marla Mallet. The Afshar were one of the main Persian tribes are among the most scattered of the Turkic peoples, but still recognizable in Azerbaijan and Khamseh in the North-west, Khorassan in the north east, KErman in the south, and still within their ancient homelands of Khuzestan...
Ca. 200 - 300
Carved from gray schist and retaining most of the neck, this head appears to have once been part of a larger relief carving. The back of the head was probably attached to a larger stone background and was later chiseled off. The hair is wavy and the lips are bow shaped. There are no apparent cracks or repairs to the stone, but the lower left ear shows some small loss. Acquired in 1980 from the estate of a history professor who who traveled extensively and collected antiques...
Finely embossed and engraved with floral decorations. Remains of a pewter layer. H. 17 cm, D. 16 cm. This gorgeous ewer was designed without a handle, so nothing is missing. Wonderful age wear and patina. There iare two Arabic characters on the underside
Although easily mistaken for a vase, this vessel is a type of ewer called a “surai” in the Islamic world. A masterpiece of north Indian, Mughal (1526-1858) metal ware, this silvered brass surai is from the Rajasthan area, circa 1700. Surai are traditionally water pouring vessels used for hand and foot washing before Muslim prayers or when greeting an honored guest in one’s home. However, certain Mughal surai were used for serving wine...
Clearly for a wealthy family, this small lamp was meant to be used as a personal light. The cat like figure has a filler hole between the ears, good weight (important for stability) and is silver in color, but exact metal content is not known...He/she is charming...4 inches x 3.5 inches wide and 1.5 inches deep...
Large rectangular intaglio seal or weight, made from bronze or brass, one side engraved with a prayer arch and Islamic script. From an old Swiss collection. Condition: some traces of usage. Dimension: 7.8 cm x 5.8 cm x 0.4 cm.
The top decorated with a Kashkul or alms bowl. Decorated all over with engraved floral patterns. H. 33 cm. Wonderful patina. Ca. Late 19th/early 20th century.
A reverse glass painting, maybe Mazandaran, embellished with gold foil, showing a man with rifle on horseback. The backside is a mirror, all mounted in a wooden frame. From a Swiss gentleman's collection. Condition: few small areas of the mirror are blind. Dimension: 20.1 cm x 14.6 cm.
Pair of Persian illuminated manuscript pages from the book of Golistan by Sa'di Shirazi. Both pages are float mounted between two pieces of glass. Size: 10.25 x 6.75" each.
A reverse glass painting embellished with gold foil, showing two girls dancing. The backside is a mirror decorated with small gilt metal foil flowers forming a mihrab. From a Swiss gentleman's collection. Condition: mirror with cracks, traces of age. Dimension: 21 cm x 13.2 cm.
Description: Fine antique Persian bronze bowl, late Quajar, 19th century period, well designed and decorated with fine Koranic verses engraved on the upper section and interior of the bowl. Craftsmanship is very impressing. Measurements: 4 1/2 inches in diameter and 1 3/4 inches in height. Condition Report; Great condition.
Description: Fine antique Persian bronze vase, late Quajar, 19th century period, well designed and decorated with fine Koranic verses engraved on the upper section and interior of the vase. Craftsmanship is very impressing. Measurements: 4 inches both in height and diameter. Condition Report; Great condition.
Persian 19th century Ceramic tile decorated with important man and his servant in blue under a clear glaze.
Design : Probably Qajar
Marked : No.
Size : 21,5 x 21,5 cm
Condition : With minor age wear and glaze missing, framed in a 20th century metal frame.
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Denmark : 19 USD
EU : 35 USD...