The lid of box has been hand chased with many figures, sitting and eating and drinking, and dancing and playing instruments. There is a beautiful level of detail which has been further highlighted with the silver inlay work. There are beautiful bands of calligraphic script going all the way around the edge of the lid on all four sides.The four sides of the box have been hand chased with similar designs to the lid to an equally fine standard. There is a little handle on the lid too. This large box is extremely decorative. It would make an excellent addition to any collection of Islamic metal ware. The length box is 26.8cm = 10.6 inches. The width of the box is 20.3cm = 8 inches. The height of the box is 10.5cm = 4.1 inches.
The box is in very good condition overall. Please see the photos shown above. The item "VERY FINE LARGE ANTIQUE 19th C ISLAMIC PERSIAN QAJAR SILVER INLAID BRASS BOX" is in sale since Saturday, June 20, 2020. This item is in the category "Antiques\Asian/Oriental Antiques\Islamic/Middle Eastern". The seller is "ameer1990" and is located in Stanmore, Middlesex.This item can be shipped worldwide.