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Date Listed 30-Nov-16
Address Saint George, ON N0E1N0
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For Sale By Owner
More Info Vintage, Antiques

very old MIDDLE EAST PERSIAN ISLAMIC etched SNUFF BOX iron? steel? ROUGHLY HEWN prayers?


… might be silver / nickel over iron or over steel? unknown …
such a nice addition to any tobaccania or snuff box collection

• very nice & very old detailed Islamic Persian Middle Eastern hand wrought snuff box
• may have a maker’s mark – I tried to focus on what might be a mark at the rear left as per photo #
• magnet sticks
• date unknown however, very old as one can tell from the interior (as indicated in photos)
• early hand forged double interior hinge – opens & closes nicely
• engraved detailing on top of box depicts Middle Eastern man & woman kneeling; perhaps, in prayer or sharing a meal
• quite a weighty piece: 94 grams
• as found – age appropriate untouched old patina
• tiny separation at rear RH top side edge as indicated
• measures: 2 ½”L x 1 ¾”W x 1”H (unopened)
• $155.00

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