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Antique Ornate Pitcher Coffee/Tea Pot Afghanistan

CAD 266,599.84 or Best Offer 23d, FREE Shipping, 60-Day Returns

Seller: staroye-delo (127) 100%, Location: tel aviv, Ships to: Worldwide, Item: 222263067849 ANTIQUE PITCHER/COFEE/TEAPOT HIGHLY ORNATE WITH FLORAL MOTIF NEARLY ALL OVER IT'S SURFACE. THE FLORAL PATTERN IS CRUDE YET MADE WITH SUCH A PRECISION THAT THE PIECE IS LOOKING ALMOST FULLY SYMMETRICAL. IF IT WOULD HAD BEEN A WORK BY A MODERN ARTIST WITH SOME FANCY NAME IT WOULD BE CONSIDERED AS SOME SORT OF A GREAT WORK OF ART. WHOEVER MADE THIS IS A VERY SKILLED METAL WORKER WHO'S NAME IS UNKNOWN. IT IS REALLY A MASTERPIECE OF ART. THERE IS A SIGNATURE ON THE HANDLE NUMBER YEAR 1823 IN ROMAN NUMBERS; VERY POSSIBLY IT IS OLDER AND FROM THE 18TH CENTURY. MORE OF SIGNATURE IS UNKNOWN SCRIPT WHICH IS DIFFICULT TO READ AND LOOKS PARTIALLY RUNIC. THERE IS MUCH PATINA ON IT THAT IT IS 1MM THICK AT THE MOST OF THE AREAS MAKING IT LOOK VERY DARK. IF FULLY CLEANED IT MIGHT LOOK COMPLETELY DIFFERENT. EVERYTHING IS IN MORE THAN A GOOD CONDITION WITH EXCEPTION OF IT BEING BEATEN UP A LITTLE - SEVERAL DINGS WHICH CAN BE SEEN WHEN LOOKING CLOSELY, SOME WEAR ON THE COATING OF THE METAL LAYERS. OTHER THAN THAT THERE ARE NO LEAKS OR LOOSE PARTS OR ANYTHING ELSE DAMAGES - IT IS FULLY FUNCTIONAL. IT IS VERY UNIQUE AND HIGH QUALITY PIECE OF ART IN VERY GOOD OVERALL CONDITION.BEING MADE OF MULTIPLE LAYERS OF DIFFERENT METALS MAKES IN EVEN MORE UNIQUE. THE FLORAL WORK IS SO PRETTY THAT IT GIVES THIS FEELING OF SOMETHING OF ITS OWN; JUST TO SIT CLOSE TO IT AND STARE AT IT FOR A LONG TIME - IT DOES NOT GET BORING; THERE IS SOMETHING VERY SPECIAL ABOUT IT. NOT EVEN NEAR LIKE MOST OF WHAT YOU WOULD EVER ENCOUNTER - THAT IS A GUARANTEE. COPPER SILVER AND BRASS - MULTIPLE LAYERED; POSSIBLY UP TO 5 LAYERS IN THE MAIN PART. 33 CM HIGH. 2450 GRAMS WEIGHT. COUNTRY OF ORIGIN : AFGHANISTAN. EXPENSIVE BUT SUCH HIGH QUALITY IS RARELY TO BE FOUND NOT EVEN INSIDE MUSEUM. GUARANTEED TO BE GENUINE ANTIQUE. *the object in the pictures at the handle is an attached string that was tied to it* More Photos With Additional Angles & Flash Will Be Send On Demand Ask Your Questions & View The Listing Terms Prior To Buying *If you sent a question please be patient for reply can delay several days* Condition: Not Perfect - Just A LIttle Beaten - There Are Several Small Dings.

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