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Antique Persian Vanity Case with Khatamkari Marquetry.

Antique Persian Vanity Case with Khatamkari Marquetry.


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Directory: Antiques: Regional Art: Middle Eastern: Pre 1900: Item # 1013909

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 $1,200.00
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A large wooden lidded box of rectangular shape, made in Qajar Persia. The surfaces overlaid with micro-mosaic in colored wood, bone and metal, forming different stellar motifs. All with a lacquer finishing, shining golden. The interior with a folding mirror and roughly painted with flowers. The drawer is partitioned, the metal fittings made of sheet metal. Condition: edges with missing parts, few small losses to micro-mosaic, the marquetry with some gaps, mirror glass chipped, maybe missing chains to fitting. Dimension: approx. 27 cm x 37 cm, 10.2 cm high.