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.
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.
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.
Large rectangular Persian mirror case made of papier-mache and hand-painted in ink, watercolor and gold under lacquered varnish. The outer covers decorated with youth at leisure in the Safavid style. Condition: some craquelure and flaking, mirror lost, rims with wear and losses. Please look at the pictures carefully, they make part of the condition report. Dimension: 36.5 cm x 24.5 cm x 1.7 cm.
A small copper vessel decorated in polychrome enamels with flowers and beautiful Arabic calligraphy. Condition: one area with loss. Please look at the pictures carefully, they make part of the condition report.Dimension: diameter: 11.5 cm, 9.5 cm high.
Composed of two silver plaques decorated with a bird on a branch in repousse. Hook and eye closure, the clasp with double-headed eagle emblem. Provincial Ottoman Empire, 19th C. Condition: traces of usage, central part with some verdigris. Please look at pictures carefully, they make part of the condition report. Dimension: 24.5 cm long, 9 cm high. Weight: 192 gram.
An Ottoman silver cup holder of conical form on a spreading circular foot and with scalloped rim. Exterior with a silvermark and a Tughra. Condition: very good - few traces of usage. Please look at pictures carefully being part of condition report. Dimension: diameter 4.8 cm, 6.1 cm high, weight: 36 g.
Rectangular ceramic tile with moulded and multicolored decoration showing an interesting subject: a young soldier with sword holding a lance. Condition: broken in two pieces, one corner and small parts at breakage rim lost. Please look at pictures carefully, they make part of the condition report. Dimension: 23 cm x 15 cm, weight: 1000 g.
The crimson red ground worked in metal wrapped threads and polychrome silk, woven with a flower in lozenge shaped lattice. Composed of several pieces, two edges with Russian printed cotton fabric. From a Swiss gentleman's study collection, mainly comprising Persian textiles. Condition: some holes, stains and thin areas. Please look at photos carefully, being part of condition report. Dimension: c. 99 cm x 106 cm.
The golden silk ground worked in metal wrapped threads woven with diagonal rows of alternately facing small boteh each containing a flower-vase issuing dense flowering sprays. Upper and lower edge with a woolen termeh border and backside with floating threads. From a Swiss gentleman's study collection, mainly comprising Persian textiles. Condition: some patina and traces of usage. Dimension: c. 20.5 cm x 26.5 cm.