Large Antique Islamic Persian / Arabic White Silver Ewer / Pitcher, Qajar Period, circa 1880. A large & finely decorated Islamic Persian white metal (silver on copper) ewer dating from the late 19th century, circa 1880 & from the Qajar period. The ewer having a hinged dome shaped lid with a 'pineapple' finial, the body of the vessel is finely engraved & interspersed with panels of floral decoration. The handle also finely engraved & having a terminal shaped as a dog's head, the spot also modeled as an 'elephant's trunk', the vessel raised on a flared foot with corresponding engraved panels of floral decoration. Fine quality & excellent condition.
13.5" tall X 11" wide X 6.25" deep
34.5 cm X 28 cm X 16 cm
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