KHATAM MARQUETRY ON COPPER BONBON DISH AND VASE SET
Pieces of Metal and Wood beautifully laid on a Copper bonbon dish and vase.
This set has been hand made by the artesian based in Esfahan.
Bonbon dish size:
Height with lid: 26 cm
Height without lid: 17 cm
Height: 26 cm
Diameter: 8 cm
Material: Copper, Brass and Wood
Package included two vases and one bonbon dish.
Khātam is an ancient Persian technique of inlaying. It is a version of marquetry where art forms are made by decorating the surface of wooden articles. with delicate pieces of wood, bone and metal precisely-cut intricate geometric patterns.
Designing of inlaid articles is a highly elaborate process. Inlaid articles in the Safavid era took on a special significance as artists created their precious artworks. Woods used include betel, walnut, cypress and pine. These works include doors and windows, mirror frames, Quran boxes, inlaid boxes, pen and penholders, lanterns and shrines.
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