Superb RARE Antique Persian Copper Tinned Bowl 18 th century. Abrasion of the pattern towards the ground. Engraved with praises to the twelve Imams in nasta'liq? Persian calligraphy script around the rim, the body engraved with dense floral lattice. Safavid dynasty, It was founded by Isma'il I, who, by converting his people from the Sunnis to Shiite Islam and taking over the insignia of the Persian monarchy, planted the seeds of a unique national and religious identity.
He conquered Tabriz from Ak Koyunlu and became Shah of Azerbaijan (1501) and Persia (1502). The dynasty lost in the century following its reign, pressed by the Ottoman Empire and the Mughal dynasty, and fell as a weak Shah, Tahmasp II, was deposed by his general Nadir Shah.
Description: Distinctive and well executed copper bowl from the time of the Safavids, completely engraved from the top, we have a volume with decorated Arabic script. The shell of the script is superbly executed, those familiar with the Persian handwriting will appreciate the beauty of this work. Size 24 cm x 11 cm. Shades of light (bright dots) from the flash light camera.They are different for each country. General used best antique condition. Thanks for looking and please do not forget to visit my other Auctions. The item "RARE Antique Persian Tin Bowl 18th Safavid Dynasty Persian calligraphy font" is in sale since Monday, March 26, 2018. This item is in the category "Antiques\Antiquities\Islamic". The seller is "eingewissen" and is located in Hamburg. This item can be shipped worldwide.