Antique Jug Pitcher Aftabeh Islamic Oriental Dragoon Floral Silver Copper 19th. Dear Buyers & collectors, We are Pleased to offer you a Gorgeous Unique Antique Beautiful.Very beautiful art work jewelry. Sizes: 44 cm /25 cm. Technique, materials: chasing, silver, copper. Description: an excellent example of a jug, traditional for Islamic culture, an aftob (water jug), presumably of the second half of the 19th century, made in the technique of low-relief chasing with a combination of floral and geometric ornaments. Grotesque zoomorphic elements (handle and spout) can be called a special accent of the jug.
Animal style is quite rare for such jugs, which makes the item especially valuable. This antique Oriental jug, known as an aftoba, is a remarkable representation of Islamic cultural traditions. Presumed to have been crafted in the second half of the 19th century, this jug showcases the exquisite technique of low-relief chasing, skillfully combining intricate floral and geometric motifs. What sets this jug apart is the inclusion of grotesque zoomorphic elements in its design, particularly evident in the unique handle and spout.
The incorporation of animal-inspired elements in a jug of this nature is rather uncommon, adding to its exceptional value and allure. The artisan employed the meticulous technique of chasing to create this captivating piece. The jug is crafted using a combination of silver and copper, which further enhances its aesthetic appeal. The intricate patterns and meticulous detailing achieved through the art of chasing elevate this antique to a true work of art.
With its cultural significance, historical relevance, and masterful craftsmanship, this antique Oriental jug, an aftoba, is a testament to the rich artistic heritage of Islamic culture. It serves as a testament to the skilled artisans of the 19th century and is a remarkable collector's item for those who appreciate the beauty and historical significance of such treasures. In good condition as on the photos. Condition exactly as on the photo, please exam photos for details. This is lovley item own or to give as specail gift.Please view all photos alone with reading this description. If thers is anything I need to clarify, feel free to ask questions. I have other antique and vintage items for sale at the moment and shall be listing other over the following few days, so please keep checking my items for sale. This is a lovely item to own or to give as a special gift. This means they have the usual aspects of pre-owned jewellery. If there is a major dent, ding, flaw, or bend, it will be noted under the basic information. Please review all photos closely, since they are a large part of my item description.
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