Or sale is this very large and extremely fine, world class antique Middle Eastern hand chased solid silver tray by the master silversmith Martin. The tray has been hand chased to the finest standard. There is a scene with seated young princess in the centre beautifully dressed smoking a hookah.
The style of the hand chasing including how her facial features have been completed is very similar to how 15th - 16th century Safavid era miniatures were painted. This central scene has been surrounded with lots of breathtaking birds among floral branches.
The level of detailing to the birds is simply stunning. I don't think there are any finer examples. The feathers have been beautifully hand chased and the shading and overall attention to detail is world class. The outer border and the edge has been hand chased with beautiful floral motifs. The level of detail is world class.
Every little detail has been intricately hand chased to perfection. It has been tested and is guaranteed to be high grade solid silver. It is signed by "Martin" at the back as well as hallmarked with "84" for the purity.The size of the tray is 51cm x 36cm. The tray weighs a very impressive 2415 grams. The tray is in excellent overall condition. Please see all photos abov.
Sometimes certain items will not be packed together if one of them is very fragile. All items are very carefully and professionally packed to ensure they reach you in perfect condition. If in the very rare occasion you are not 100% fully satisfied, please contact me and I guarantee to resolve the issue without any hassle or headache on your behalf.Thank you for your custom! The item "MUSEUM WORTHY Antique Persian Style Middle Eastern Islamic Silver Tray by MARTIN" is in sale since Tuesday, June 9, 2020. This item is in the category "Antiques\Asian/Oriental Antiques\Islamic/Middle Eastern". The seller is "antiques4u-uk" and is located in London, London. This item can be shipped worldwide.