E & M Perez Ellen and Michael Perez
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Middle Eastern : Metalwork : Pre 1900 item #1251973 (stock #362ar)
E & M Perez
$365
Executed in vivid polychrome enamels, this copper tray is a fine example of the enamel work done in what is now Syria, utilizing the firing method of cuerda seca, in which a heavy string is used to separate the enamels, and burns away during firing, leaving the enamel work in high relief...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Middle Eastern : Pre 1900 item #1223933 (stock #ar328)
E & M Perez
sold
Measuring 8 3/4" high, with a base diameter of 4 3/4", this hookah base is deep green glass, with painted enamel and gold decoration, surrounding five oval portraits of the Shah, Nasir Al-Din, who reigned from 1848 to 1896. The Shah wears a hat with a gold colored plume, and has numerous medals and decorations on his chest and around his neck. The glass is fairly thick, has bubbles visible, and shows considerable wear on the base...