No. 83632093

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Filigree and stones mounts - Bowl - .925 silver
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Filigree and stones mounts - Bowl - .925 silver

Exquisitely hand crafted sterling 925 silver round bowl mounts (interior and foot) ornate with filigree openwork. The foot set with 6 green, purple and red drop shaped stones (1 missing) High grade silver is known to kill bacteria and those stones are supposed to impart medicinal qualities (or perhaps to neutralise poison) to the liquid it holds, This can be seen to be in the tradition of bezoar stones which were immersed in water to impart to the water curative properties (or were seen as able to detect or neutralise poison) and Islamic brass "medicine" bowls which have interiors engraved with talismanic Koranic script and when filled with water were believed to impart some of their magical properties to the water which was then drunk. Apparently unmarked and positively acid tested for high grade silver Top Diameter 10,5 cm Height 6 cm Weight of 2 items 116 grams Condition report: In fine circa 140 years old original condition, the silver has a smoothness associated with age and also purity. - great patina, some scratches, dings and dark spots - no cracks, no repairs, as you can see in pictures that are part of the description (wine bottle not included) Coming from a 100% smoke-free home, it will be properly sanitized before shipping Buy with confidence from one of Catawiki Top silver specialist seller International buyers welcomed Worldwide reliable tracking registered mail shipping Nature respectful recycled carefully packed Yes I do combine shipping Are you looking for more fine quality items in current auctions? Click now on Argent Provocateur seller username to see all my lots!

No. 83632093

No longer available
Filigree and stones mounts - Bowl - .925 silver

Filigree and stones mounts - Bowl - .925 silver

Exquisitely hand crafted sterling 925 silver round bowl mounts (interior and foot) ornate with filigree openwork.
The foot set with 6 green, purple and red drop shaped stones (1 missing)

High grade silver is known to kill bacteria and those stones are supposed to impart medicinal qualities (or perhaps to neutralise poison) to the liquid it holds,

This can be seen to be in the tradition of bezoar stones which were immersed in water to impart to the water curative properties (or were seen as able to detect or neutralise poison) and Islamic brass "medicine" bowls which have interiors engraved with talismanic Koranic script and when filled with water were believed to impart some of their magical properties to the water which was then drunk.

Apparently unmarked and positively acid tested for high grade silver

Top Diameter 10,5 cm
Height 6 cm
Weight of 2 items 116 grams

Condition report:
In fine circa 140 years old original condition, the silver has a smoothness associated with age and also purity. - great patina, some scratches, dings and dark spots - no cracks, no repairs, as you can see in pictures that are part of the description (wine bottle not included)

Coming from a 100% smoke-free home, it will be properly sanitized before shipping

Buy with confidence from one of Catawiki Top silver specialist seller
International buyers welcomed
Worldwide reliable tracking registered mail shipping
Nature respectful recycled carefully packed
Yes I do combine shipping

Are you looking for more fine quality items in current auctions?
Click now on Argent Provocateur seller username to see all my lots!

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