Antique Footed Embossed Large Silver Bowl / From The Massoume Mossadegh Estate
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Antique Footed Embossed Large Silver Bowl / From The Massoume Mossadegh Estate:
dexter2u store For Your Consideration,
This Magnificent Antique Layered Silver (not plated) Hammered, embossed and etched Large Bowl / Centerpiece. circa 1880's
From the personal estate of Massoume Mossadegh's who was Mohammad Mossadegh's Granddaughter.
(Prime Minister of Iran, 1951-1953)
This Breathtaking treasure is beautifully Hammered embossed, etched and rests upon four ornate legs.
We have taken this piece to two different"experts The first told us it was sterling, the second told us he thought it was layered. We are proceeding with it's sale as though it issilver layered with another alloy. One thing is certain, It is a magnificent hand made work of beauty that took the silversmith/craftsman many Hours to create.
It has a rim of grape-clusters and grape leafs with the main motifs being beautiful, majestic sunflowers in arrangements of three . The grouping of threes repeats thru out the design of this piece. The very center of this item has a long raised oval area in the very center. It measures 889 ounces and is 4" tall, 10 1/2" wide by 14 1/2" long .
This is a very unique item, and it certainly is one of a kind. It is a very special bowl for certain to be included among and with the other silver items belonging to this estate.It is hard to describe the magnificent beauty of this piece.
It will be A fantastic addition to ones collection or a very special one of a kind gift! On Apr-20-13 at 15:22:24 PDT, seller added the following information:It weighs 889 grams or 31.35 oz. And is from India A mistake was made on the original description.