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TURKISH WEAVING ARTIFACT A very old and primitive, but vital, part of the weaving process. This carder is made of hardwood and hand beaten metal strips and spikes. It is from the eastern part of Anatolia (Asiatic Turkey) Ref. 1977, Size 28 x 48 cms, 11ins x 1ft 7ins, Euros 85.

TURKISH WEAVING ARTIFACT A very old and primitive, but vital, part of the weaving process. This carder is made of hardwood and hand beaten metal strips and spikes. It is from the eastern part of Anatolia (Asiatic Turkey) Ref. 1977. CLOSE UP.

ANTIQUE COPPER LADLE - An example of hand made and beaten artisan work of a long ago era. This copper strainer would have been made in the bazaar and used in a kitchen to take food from large cooking pots. It dates from the late 1800`s and was in use in a Tehran kitchen until the 1980`s. Ref. 2183. Size 46 cms, 1ft 6ins, high. Euros 45.

ANTIQUE COPPER LADLE - An example of hand made and beaten artisan work of a long ago era. This copper strainer would have been made in the bazaar and used in a kitchen to take food from large cooking pots. It dates from the late 1800`s and was in use in a Tehran kitchen until the 1980`s. Ref. 2183. Size 46 cms, 1ft 6ins, high. CLOSE UP.

ANTIQUE CARPET WEAVING BEATING COMB This is quite different from the more primitive beating combs used in the rural areas of Persia by tribal and village weavers. It is quite sophisticated and the hardwood handle and length of hand beaten metal teeth give it the weight required to beat down the weft threads between rows of knots. Persian city work, circa 1900. Reference 1980. Size 32 cms, 13ins, long. Euros 90.

ANTIQUE PERSIAN BRASS LADLE This would have been hand made in the bazaar and used in the kitchen of the owner to serve food from the cooking pots. It is an example of artisanal work no longer seen in a modern society. Ref. 2184. Size 84 cms, 2ft 9ins, high. Euros 45.

PERSIAN ARTIFACT A wonderful example of hand beaten and hand made work by Persian craftsmen. This water jug would have been for use in a city house. The lid, surmounted by a bird, is particularly attractive and the piece dates from the first half, 20th century. Ref. 1976. Size 54 cms, 1ft 10ins, high. Euros 325.

ANTIQUE SCISSORS These hand made, hand beaten sharp scissors have a slight upward curve and this type is especially used for the final trimming of the pile in a finished carpet. They are stamped with the maker's sign and are from Tabriz in north west Persia. Reference 2513. Size 23cms. 79n. high. Euros 60.

ANTIQUE SCISSORS These hand made, hand beaten sharp scissors. They have a slight upward curve and this type is especially used for the final trimming of the pile in a finished carpet. They are stamped with the maker's sign and are from Tabriz in north west Persia. Reference 2511. Size 16cms. 7in. high. Euros 50.

ANTIQUE BEATING COMB The very sharp metal teeth are inset into a hardwood shaft with handle and secured by a hand beaten metal band. This is a heavy implement and would have been used on large and sturdy village carpets in the Hamadan or Arak regions of western Persia. Reference 2510. Size 37cms, 15 ins. Euros 60.

OLD PERSIAN COOKING POT which is made from hand beaten metal, copper, and has brass handles. The dish undeneath is for heating spirit and the bowls above fit into a metal tripod. The handle is detachable. It was in use for many years in a Tehran home and dates from the 1950`s. Reference 2568. Size - width with handle 43 cms., diameter 24 cms., and height 18 cms. 1ft. 5ins. x 10 ins. x 7 ins. Euros 85.

OLD PERSIAN COOKING POT which is made from hand beaten metal, copper, and has brass handles. The dish undeneath is for heating spirit and the bowls above fit into a metal tripod. The handle is detachable. It was in use for many years in a Tehran home and dates from the 1950`s. Reference 2568. Size - width with handle 43 cms., diameter 24 cms., and height 18 cms. 1ft. 5ins. x 10 ins. x 7 ins. Euros 85.