Persian Qajar Brass Container w. Figures , 19th C.
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Directory: Antiques: Regional Art: Middle Eastern: Metalwork: Pre 1900: item # 1197378
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CH-3011 Bern, Switzerland
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|Cylindrical container made of brass with a domed cover and punched base both close fitting. With engraved decoration in horizontal bands, the widest with six medallions each containing a figure at leisure. Its function is not obvious, maybe an ink pot (davat) or a container for tobacco or spices. Base with collector's no. From an old Swiss collection. Condition: good, few tiny dents. Dimension: 10.1 cm high, diameter: 4.9 cm, weight: 130 g.|