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Antique 6 Piece Silver Tea Set - Isfahan - Iran - 84 zol - 1660 grams

Antique 6 Piece Silver Tea Set - Isfahan - Iran - 84 zol - 1660 grams


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Directory: Vintage Arts: Instruments and Implements: Pre 1930: Item # 1305965
Sina's Antiques and Fine Arts
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 $1,950.00 
Offered is a beautiful all hand chased traditional tea set with matching tray, proudly made in Isfahan, a central city in Iran and the capital of Persia under the reign of the Safavid Dynasty in the 16th Century. The city has retained much of its past glory for its Islamic architecture such as bridges, palaces, and mosques. A Persian proverb of "Esfahan nesf e jahan", Isfahan is half of the world, is widely used among Iranians to reminisce the city's fine arts and architecture. This alluring tea set has a silver stamp of 84 (۸۴ in Persian), the highest content of silver of the early 1900s and contains six tea holders, a covered sugar bowl, and a tray, all matching in style and design. The total weight is 1660 grams while the diameter of the tray is 36 centimeter. This charming antique six piece tea set with its matching tray is in excellent condition and indeed a jewel for any connoisseur silverware collector.