Superb Antique Iraqi Islamic Solid Silver & Niello Cigarette Case; c1920. Skilfully hand made by skilled Mandean silversmiths and signed by the maker. It is made from a good gauge of solid silver and features a beautiful nielloed scene of a camel on the front. The reverse is decorated with a beautiful solid Gold applied letter'D'. Tactile and beautifully proportioned at 95mm x 79mm x 9mm.
It is made from a very thick gauge of solid silver and is very heavy at 140g or 4.9oz. Superb early example of an Antique Iraqi solid silver and Niello Cigarette case with beautiful Gold embellishment and a rare and interesting aspect of fine Islamic art.The item "Antique Iraqi Islamic Solid Silver, Gold & Niello Cigarette Case c1920 signed" is in sale since Thursday, September 22, 2016. This item is in the category "Antiques\Silver\Solid Silver\Cigarette/Vesta Cases". The seller is "mehdig" and is located in UK. This item can be shipped worldwide.