An extraordinary photo frame made of steel and decorated with flower heads and foliage in silver koftgari work, the surface covered with gilt lacquer. Condition: without glass, decoration with minimal wear and loss of lacquer. Dimension: 25.5 cm, 15.5 cm wide, weight: 364g.
An extraordinary photo frame made of steel and decorated with scrolling leaf in silver koftgari work, the surface covered with gilt lacquer. The back embellished with geometric pattern. Condition: decoration with little wear and partial loss of lacquer, two clamps missing. Dimension: 24.5 cm, 15.5 cm wide, weight: 466 g.
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.
A bulbous brass water vessel finely engraved with two religious scenes, a cockerel and the portrait of King George V and his consort Mary. Maybe a keepsake of the Delhi Durbar in 1911. Condition: few traces of usage. Dimension: 12.8 cm high, Diameter: c. 14.4 cm.
Japanese erotic (shunga) "pillow book", mounted with eleven color woodblock prints in chuban size. Depicting scenes of amorous lovers, designed by an artist of the Utagawa School in early Meiji period. The accordion bound volume with figured silk covers and title slip, the plates lavishly printed with gaufrage, shomen-zuri and silver pigments. Condition: please look at the photos carefully being part of the condition report. The prints are more or less stained. Along the fold: one is t ...click for details
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.
Ivory silk ground embroidered with two young ladies among lattice work in silk and gold threads. Condition: good, a thin area, a small hole and few small stains outside the embroidered area. Dimension: c. 98 cm x 15.5 cm. Worldwide shipping by trackable Swisspost included.
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.