21st Jun, 2023 10:00

Silver & Objects of Vertu, including the Taylor collection of Indian colonial silver
 
  Lot 177
 

An early 20th century Iraqi silver and niello jar or tea caddy, circa 1930 signed Omara Salih

An early 20th century Iraqi silver and niello jar or tea caddy, circa 1930 signed Omara Salih

Of cylindrical form with a domed lid. The sides with a nielloed scene of the Taq Kasra (Ruins of Ctesiphon), with river scenes of dhow sailing boats, a boatman in a gufa. The lid with a camel and rider, facing toward the viewer, his shadow behind him. Signed to the side صالح عماره (Omara, Salih).

Height – 6.8 cm / 2.65 inches

Weight – 105 grams / 3.38 ozt

Sold for £150

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