ANTIQUE 20thC RARE PERSIAN ISLAMIC LAHIJI SOLID SILVER VASE, ISFAHAN c.1900

ANTIQUE 20thC RARE PERSIAN ISLAMIC LAHIJI SOLID SILVER VASE, ISFAHAN c.1900

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REFERENCE NUMBER: A0379
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Description

Antique early 20th Century Persian Islamic Solid Silver vase, of inverted baluster form, the body profusely engraved with a very detailed decoration featuring foliate scrolls with flowers and birds, with four panel scenes depicting figures, two beautifully engraved with seated figures, two stunningly carved with figures riding horses, walking in a landscape and playing polo. The piece is Hallmarked Persian silver (84 in Farsi language for 875 standard, like the Russian standard), city of Isfahan, dates to the 1900's, Maker's mark in Farsi for Lahiji, one of the greatest silversmiths active in Isfahan. Please see the pictures, this vase features an unusually high quality of the workmanship, a real museum quality piece.

Condition

In Great Condition - no damage, just general wear.

Size

Height:   24cm

Width:   11.5cm

Weight:   545g