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Indo Persian Carved Silver Samovar Snake Handle

Catalogue: Antiques: Regional Art: Asian: Central Asian: Metalwork: Pre 1920   item# 1061759

 Indo Persian Carved Silver Samovar Snake Handle
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510-910-3922


$225.00 

Meticulously hand carved Indo Persian Samovar. Made of silver coin metal alloy. This particular samovar has some amazingly fine foliate detail featuring flowers and leaves with a serpent handle, and fancy ornamental openwork at the base. There is a central chamber for hot coals, and a separate secondary lid which covers it. It is in very good condition. This appears to be unused and the interior silvering is clean and intact. Measuring 11 " tall, 5" in diameter, and 9" from handle to spout, and weighing a little over 2.25 pounds before packing. This is estimated to be made in Central Asia 40 to 60 years ago.


19th c Indo Persian Silvered Copper Huqqa base

Catalogue: Antiques: Regional Art: Asian: Central Asian: Metalwork: Pre 1900   item# 630730

19th c Indo Persian Silvered Copper Huqqa  base
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510-910-3922


$195.00 

A simple and charming Indo Persian silvered copper Huqqa base. Featuring finely etched jungle animals around the belly with a band of Islamic script, and simple flowers encircling above. The area near the top is extensively worn from years of use. There is also a dent near the top. This is a slightly unusual shape as the hose fitting is built into the nargile itself. It measures 11.5" high by 6" in diameter and weighs 2 pounds.


Cast Brass Indian Divali Lamp 19th. C.

Catalogue: Antiques: Regional Art: Asian: Central Asian: Metalwork: Pre 1920   item# 728717

Cast Brass Indian Divali Lamp 19th. C.
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510-910-3922


$175.00 

19th century Divali or "Festival of lights" Indian oil lamp. The vertical parts have been hand cast, and show some have a very detailed and refined design, yet show some imperfections from the molding processes. The font and base are both hand spun. then the pieces were skillfully fitted together. It measures 19" high by 7" across and weighs 3.25 pounds


Indo Persian Silver Carved Perfume Flask

Catalogue: Antiques: Regional Art: Asian: Central Asian: Metalwork: Pre 1900   item# 1073090

Indo Persian Silver Carved Perfume Flask
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510-910-3922


$185.00 

A delicate sterling silver perfume flask embellished with a foliate motif. The lid is formed as leaves bunched together. Around the neck, bottom and belly are delicate grape vines. Above the belly is a repeat of scallops topped by a gathering of acanthus leaves culminating at the neck. This finely wrought bottle measures 5.25" tall, by 2.75" across, and weighs 3.3 ounces.


Indo Persian Silver Copper Niello Teapot Samovar

Catalogue: Antiques: Regional Art: Asian: Central Asian: Metalwork: Pre 1900   item# 496794

Indo Persian Silver Copper Niello Teapot Samovar
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510-910-3922


$275.00 

This unusual Indo Persian Samovar is plated in tin and intricately carved in a scrolly floral design with a niello finish. It has rings to tie straps to the back of a camel or horse. It measures 17" to the top of the coal chamber and 8" in diameter across the belly and at the fretwork base and weighs 7 pounds before packing. Unfortunately, this samowar has a dent on one side, but still displays well.


Indo Persian Silver Copper Teapot Samovar

Catalogue: Antiques: Regional Art: Asian: Central Asian: Metalwork: Pre 1900   item# 496796

Indo Persian Silver Copper Teapot Samovar
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The Old Bazaar
510-910-3922


$275.00 

This unusual Indo Persian Samovar is plated in tin and intricately carved in a geometric floral design and a silver wash which is mostly worn revealing the copper below. It measures 16" to the top of the coal chamber and 7" in diameter across the belly, with a spread of 9" from the dragon handle to the spout etched with a fish. By the mineral deposits within, it appears to have been well used. The lid is missing. The overall condition is good with a dent at the fretwork base. It weighs 7 pounds before packing.


Intricate Persian Qajar Silvered Copper Hunting Tray

Catalogue: Antiques: Regional Art: Asian: Central Asian: Metalwork: Pre 1900   item# 1117325

Intricate Persian Qajar Silvered Copper Hunting Tray
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510-910-3922


$525.00 

*This is an intricately carved Persian Qajar Tray with a hunting motif. The center and cartouches feature intricately carved hunting scenes featuring lions and deer, alternating with medallions of Islamic script. The rim has a raised etched "boteh" or paisley design in the Qalamzani style. This finely crafted tray measures 22" across by 1" deep and weighs 10 pounds.


Kashmir Carved Foliate Brass Samovar Snake Handle

Catalogue: Antiques: Regional Art: Asian: Central Asian: Metalwork: Pre 1910   item# 1130987

Kashmir Carved Foliate Brass Samovar Snake Handle
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510-910-3922


$325.00 

Intricately hand carved Kashmiri Brass Samovar. Lightly patinated, This particular samovar has some amazingly fine foliate detail featuring maple leaves, with a serpent handle, and fancy ornamental openwork at the base. The lid had a smaller lid for access to the coal chamber tube which heats the water from within. This has been tested for leaks. I filled it to within 1 inch from the top and let it set for an hour, and there is no sign of leakage. It is in very good condition with the exception of a small dent on either side. Measuring 12" tall, and 10.5" from handle to spout, and weighing three pounds this is far more solid and substantial than usual for Kashmir metalwork from this period, This is estimated to be made in Kashmir about 100 years ago.


Large Carved Persian Qajar Floral Brass Urn

Catalogue: Antiques: Regional Art: Asian: Central Asian: Metalwork: Pre 1900   item# 1044185

Large Carved Persian Qajar Floral Brass Urn
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510-910-3922


$425.00 

This unique pot has amazing detail and texture to it's carved Persian design. The floral trefoil design across the belly is a typical Persian theme popular during the Qajar (Victorian) period. There is also a floral band near the top, and the bottom is ringed in alternating flower and shield medallions. This amazing 19th century pot is free of dents, but does have a uniformly "bumpy' feeling to it. The opening is slightly off round, which is detected by feel. only. Measuring 8" (20cm) across, by 10.4" (26cm) tall, it weighs over 2 pounds (1 Kilo) before packing.


Large Persian Iran Brass Qajar Lobed Pictorial Tray

Catalogue: Antiques: Regional Art: Asian: Central Asian: Metalwork: Pre 1900   item# 1189639

Large Persian Iran Brass Qajar Lobed Pictorial Tray
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510-910-3922


$950.00 

Finely detailed Qajar Persian pictorial medallion brass tray. It has twelve classic Mughal lobed insets with cartouches featuring scenes from traditional Persian daily life. There are also twelve medallions featuring Kings from Shahnameh, the ancient epic that spans 1000 years of Pre Islamic Persian history. The center resembles a carpet medallion. There is so much going on with this tray that you can look at it hundreds of times and keep discovering new elements to it. It has a rich and deep patina. This unique tray measures 35" in diameter and weighs 14 pounds.

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