Wed, 22nd Jun 2022 11:00

Silver & Objects of Vertu

 
  Lot 269
 

An early 20th century Iraqi silver and niello cigarette or cigarillo case, Omara or Nasiriyah circa 1920

An early 20th century Iraqi silver and niello cigarette or cigarillo case, Omara or Nasiriyah circa 1920

Of rectangular form with rounded corners. The front with a nielloed scene of a dhow sailing boat, a parrot atop of a plant, a peacock atop of a vase of flowers, a butterfly and birds, with an initials NL in gothic script cypher, all flanked by trees with leafy foliage. Gilt interior.

Length – 10.7 cm / 4.2 inches

Weight – 141 grams / 4.53 ozt

Sold for £600

Includes Buyer's Premium


 

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