Qajar Decanter Cordial Set
- 28 cm bottle
- 6 x cordial glasses
The Qajar Decanter Cordial Set is a type of decorative glassware that originated in Persia during the Qajar Dynasty, which ruled Iran from 1785 to 1925. This set typically includes a decanter and several smaller glasses or cordials, all of which are intricately decorated with colorful designs and patterns.
The decanter and cordial glasses in a Qajar Decanter Cordial Set are typically made of blown glass and may be embellished with gold or silver leaf. The designs on the glassware often include floral motifs, geometric patterns, and calligraphy, and are usually executed in a variety of bright colors.
These sets were traditionally used to serve alcoholic beverages such as wine or spirits, and were often given as gifts to mark special occasions or to honor important guests. Today, they are primarily used for decorative purposes, and are often displayed in collections or used as centerpieces or decorative accents in home decor.
The Qajar Decanter Cordial Set is highly valued for its beauty and craftsmanship. The glassware is considered to be a work of art, and is often quite expensive. It is also popular among collectors of antique glassware.
To care for a Qajar Decanter Cordial Set, it’s important to handle the glassware carefully and avoid exposing it to extreme temperatures or sudden changes in temperature, which can cause the glass to crack or shatter. The glassware should be cleaned gently with a soft cloth and mild soap and water.