ANTIQUE 20THC PERSIAN ISLAMIC SOLID SILVER COFFEE & TEA SET ON A TRAY C.1910

ANTIQUE 20THC PERSIAN ISLAMIC SOLID SILVER COFFEE & TEA SET ON A TRAY C.1910

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REFERENCE NUMBER: A0818

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Description

Antique early 20th Century rare Persian Islamic Solid Silver complete 5 pieces Coffee & Tea set on a Tray, comprising of coffee pot, teapot, sugar bowl, cream jug and tray. Each piece features a typical detailed decoration, profusely engraved and chased with stylized leaves and birds, each piece also featuring figural scenes, the tea and coffee pot spout's with eagle's head. The oval tray with cast border and twin handles, featuring a great quality of the engraving featuring a scene with dancing figures, the whole set features a stunning quality of the workmanship. Each piece is Hallmarked Persian silver (84 for 875 standard, and Maker's mark, unknown to me), probably city of Isfahan, it probably dates to around 1910-20's. Acid tested the set shows a 800+ silver purity.

Condition

In Excellent Condition - no damage, just general wear.

Coffee pot Size

Height:   26.5cm

Width:   24 x 12.5cm

Teapot Size

Height:   24.5cm

Width:   20.5 x 11.5cm

Sugar bowl Size

Height:   14.5cm

Width:   16.5 x 10.5cm

Cream jug Size

Height:   16.2cm

Width:   12.5 x 9.5cm

Tray Size

Height:   1.8cm

Width:   59.5 x 34.5cm 

Total Weight:   3870g