Exquisite Quality Antique Persian Solid Silver Cigarette Case. Earlier superb quality example with an extraordinary weight.Very Skillfully hand made it features extremely intricate and imaginative all over hand chased details incorporating beautiful flowers, fine arabesques and other fluid naturalistic elements. Each side is different and resembles fine Persian carpets. The quality of this work is exceptional. Hinge is fine quality, it opens and closes parallel and flush. Clean interior with original elastic retainer. There are no hallmarks but this isnt unusual and I guarantee that it is constructed from solid silver, probably the usual Persian silver standard of 84% which is similar to the old Imperial Russian standard and purer than most continental silver. Large, tactile and beautifully proportioned at 150mm x 81mm x 11mm. Its made from a very thick gauge of solid silver and is incredibly heavy at 257g or 9.1oz. An exquisite Quality piece of Antique Persian solid silver and superb example of Islamic Art. I'm sad to sell. The item "Exquisite Antique Persian Islamic Solid Silver Cigarette Case Heavy 257g 9.1oz" is in sale since Thursday, October 20, 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.