Elaborately decorated brass tea tin or canister. Carving appears to be of Egyptian origin, it has seven panels of Arabic Calligraphy. The top rim is encircled by seven carved animals. The lid has concentric circles of designs of diagonal bars, braids and diamonds with a crescent moon finial. The hinge is fairly primitive, but is in good working order...
Unique Persian brass camel ashtray. This was likely made about 1950 to 1970 when Iran was open to Western travel as a tourist piece. it features a reclining camel with trappings and a saddle. It is inscribed "Made in Iran" on the bottom.
This Unique camel measures 5.25" by 3" and weighs 6 ounces.
This bronze panch patra was fabricated in Western India, probably in the state of Maharashtra, during the 19th Century.[147A] Embossed decorations of typical Indian floral and foliate designs are finely chiseled, encircling the top and bottom of the bronze cup between rows of concentric lines crafted by hammer and punch work.[144B] Panch patra are used in religious rituals in offering water to idols...
This bronze cast votive candle holder is embossed with high relief Indian patterns. The relief designs are a warm gold color set against a dark brown ground. They copiously overlay the holder, giving the religious object a tactile feel...
This antique tinned copper tray has traditional engraved bird motif surrounding a Homa bird symbol (Iran Air logo).
It measures about 16 inches in diameter.
It has a shield with an Arabic inscription at the top and (in English)IRAN AIR in a shield at the bottom of the circular field.
Iran AIR was established in 1946.
This tray probably dates circa 1946-64. The possibility exists that the tray is actually older and the Iran Air markings were added later...
Iznik Style Bottle Vase, Turkey, 20th century
The molded body in a hookah form is hand decorated in stylized carnations and geometric bands in cobalt blue and greens on a white ground. The top is surmounted by a domed shaped lid; however it may be used as a vase without the lid and still proportionately pleasing. The verso is unmarked and we are unsure of its age.
Size: 14 ½” high, 7” wide
Condition: excellent with normal wear on bottom
73 Amber Prayer Beads Necklace
It is 47.5 inches (120.5 cm) in circumference by 22.7 inches (57.7 cm) length. The beads is 28.89 mm-9.53 mm. It is 139.3g
It is in good condition with no repairs, or cracks, except chips at the clip's beads (as seen in the photos).
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This Persian Kashi-Kari (Tile Work) is bright green with polychromed enamel in high detail. There is a symmetrical floral arabesque pattern around a circular calligraphic inscription. The two additional colors used are ivory and bright orange. The bright orange color was first used on Persian tiles during the Qajar Dynasty (1795-1925). Centered within the floral arabesque is a graceful calligraphic inscription. The tile appears to be an enameled plaster cast on wood...
This tile is a bright polychromed copy, reputedly from Islamic architecture. The mosaic pattern is similar to faience tiles of the Blue Mosque in Tabriz, Iran. This particular tile has a deep blue ground with gold arabesque mosaic symmetrical repetitive pseudo-floral pattern. While far from a copy of the Tabriz faience mosaic panels, this tile does exhibit the profusion of ornamentation including the ogee arch arabesque surrounding the centered square mason's script design...
This Ghee lamp is an elaborate devotional altar piece to the Hindu deity, Shiva. The bronze object incorporates Shiva's vehicle, Nandi the Bull, to hold the religious apparatus and Naga (Sanskrit for serpent) to balance the bowl above the Shiva Symbol. Shiva is in his most common aniconic symbol, the Lingham stone (phallus). The bowl, a three piece construction, probably held clarified cow butter for burning offerings to Shiva...
This graceful pair of Mamluk Revival Islamic vases have two different Islamic calligraphy cartouches with simple foliate medallions in between. There are also chain details encircling the vase near the top and bottom, as well as semi medallions ringing the bottom. They are the same size, obviously from the same maker, but like many Islamic hand crafted items, are not an exact match. The vases measure 12" tall and 4.5" across and weigh 16 ounces each...
Moroccan brass camel bone bellows with inset camel bone on wood, with copper and embossed white brass trim. The leather is in good condition, and the bellows work efficiently despite their petite size. Measuring 12.5" long by X 4.5" wide and weighing about 3 pounds, these will make a unique statement at your fireplace or hearth.
60 Amber Beads Necklace
It is 29 inches (73.5 cm) in circumference by 13.2 inches (33.5 cm) wide. The largest bead is 18.41 mm. The smallest bead is 8.01 mm...
Box with fitted lid inlaid inside and out with intricate 6 point star pattern on bronze with blue, red, black, and white. Bordered with bone. Overall great condition with slight wear and fading at base. Measures 6.5" l x 4.25" w x 1.5" h
Blown cobalt blue glass vase caged in silver metal. It has arched doorway shaped cutouts that the glass bulges from. Measuring 6" tall, by 3" across and weighs 10 ounces.
Description: Elegant 18K gold impression of Greek seal, used in jewelry for either ring or necklace, depicting mythological
figures in different position, one sitting and two lifting heavy objects and one milking a goat. Dimensions: 25mm in
length and 20mm width and it weights 3.84 grams in great condition.
Description: Wonderful pair of Persian silver cup holder with swirling floral filigree design, decorated handle, 3 1/5" in height and e 1/8" in diameter.
It weights 5.15 TOZ, from mid 20th century and in good condition.
Description: Strikingly beautiful and finely executed, early 20th century Persian repousse silver bowl, depicting four different scene surrounded by
foliage design. The first scene depicting Sassanian King Kosro Parviz meeting with his beloved future wife Sheerin. Another scene exhibiting
Shah Abbas hunting lion. The last two scene is Sassanian King Bahram's encounter with one of his concubine while hunting. The craftsmanship is
very fine and the item is entirely hand made and each scene is T...