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PERSIAN COIN SILVER DEER IN FLORAL CIGARETTE CASE; SIGNED; EXCELLENT
This is an extremely rare late 19th century Persian silver reclining deer cigarette case.
Classic rectangular form.
Cover with twin deer in garden. Set amidst fire lotus and vine.
Opposite side with lotus frame centre medallion, amidst exotic leaf and vine.
This rare Persian coin silver twin deer cigarette case is 4 3/4 by 3 1/4 inches and 6 standard ounces.
Excellent condition. Rich, lustreous silver patina throughout. The brilliantly carved twin deer and floral retain their original crisp, sharp detail. Mild interior wear as shown, and original silk strap for holding cigarettes stretched,
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