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Iraqi Silver Miniature Teapot - Antique Circa 1920

£1,295.00

A fine and impressive antique Iraqi silver teapot; an addition to our diverse Asian teaware collection

SKU A2913

This fine antique Iraqi silver miniature teapot has a pumpkin shaped form onto a shaped cinquefoil foot.


Each panel of the body is embellished with an applied oriental figure standing amidst clouds and waving a flag, apart from the posterior panel which depicts a foliate design.


This Iraqi silver teapot is fitted with a subtly panelled push fit hallmarked cover surmounted with a collet set lapis lazuli finial.


This antique teapot is fitted with an impressive handle entwined with applied foliate and tendril ornamentation extending from the aforementioned posterior panel to the body.


The teapot is fitted with an impressive plain swan necked spout.


The swept foot is ornamented with five chased paralleling scrolling designs.


The hallmark to the interior of this impressive miniature teapot denotes the purity as .800 standard silver (800/1000); this impressive example of antique silverware features no maker's mark, the maker is therefore unknown. .


Origin: Iraq, Asia

This antique miniature teapot is a very good gauge of silver, excellent quality and in excellent condition, in keeping with age.

There are some minor surface blemishes to the teapot, in keeping with age.

The purity/standard hallmark to the interior of the cover is very clear.


Reflections in photographs may detract from the true representation of this example of antique Iraqi teaware.


Length from back of body to tip of lip 10.4cm/4.1"

Diameter of body 8cm/3.1"

Height to top of handle 14.5cm/5.7"


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International Federation of Art and Antique Dealer Associations CINOA
LAPADA THE ASSOCIATION OF ART & ANTIQUES DEALERS
National Association of Jewellery UK's trade association NAJ