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    A PERSIAN SILVER GILT VASE ATTRIBUTED TO VARTAN
    Early 20th century
    Marks: 84, (script)
    10-3/4 inches high (27.3 cm)
    52.1 ounces

    The ovoid baluster-form vase with ground of chased repoussé floral and foliate design within a tight scrolling framework with diapered fields on textured ground, framing three cartouches with chased repoussé scenes of men in various pursuits dressed in robe and turban, two cartouches are signed.


    Condition Report*: In good condition with minor loss to gilt surface, nicks to banded rim of shoulder evident in photographs, band with mainly tactile dents, scratches to cartouche on either side also evident in photographs, rim of mouth very slightly out of round and having nicks, foot also very slightly out of round but sits flush to surface plane, small hole to top of foot, overall showing surface wear throughout, including scratches, commensurate with age.
    *Heritage Auctions strives to provide as much information as possible but encourages in-person inspection by bidders. Statements regarding the condition of objects are only for general guidance and should not be relied upon as complete statements of fact, and do not constitute a representation, warranty or assumption of liability by Heritage. Some condition issues may not be noted in the condition report but are apparent in the provided photos which are considered part of the condition report. Please note that we do not de-frame lots estimated at $1,000 or less and may not be able to provide additional details for lots valued under $500. Heritage does not guarantee the condition of frames and shall not be liable for any damage/scratches to frames, glass/acrylic coverings, original boxes, display accessories, or art that has slipped in frames. All lots are sold "AS IS" under the Terms & Conditions of Auction.

    Auction Info

    Auction Dates
    November, 2013
    5th Tuesday
    Bids + Registered Phone Bidders: 5
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