SHAH ABBAS DECANTER BOTTLE
- Hand-decorated decanter glass bottle
- Shah Abbas pattern
- height: 20cm
Shah Abbas decanter bottles are a type of decorative glassware that originated in Persia during the Safavid Dynasty in the 17th century. The bottles are named after Shah Abbas I, one of the most famous kings of the Safavid Dynasty, who was known for his patronage of the arts and his love of luxurious objects.
Shah Abbas decanter bottles are typically made of blown glass and feature intricate designs and patterns that are etched or engraved onto the surface of the glass. The designs often include floral motifs, geometric patterns, and calligraphy, and may be embellished with gold or silver leaf.
These bottles were traditionally used to store and serve wine, but they are now primarily used for decorative purposes. They are often displayed in collections or used as centerpieces or decorative accents in home decor.
Shah Abbas decanter bottles are highly valued for their beauty and craftsmanship. They are often considered works of art and can be quite expensive. They are also popular among collectors of antique glassware.
To care for a Shah Abbas decanter bottle, it’s important to avoid exposing it to extreme temperatures or sudden changes in temperature, which can cause the glass to crack or shatter. The bottle should be handled carefully and cleaned gently with a soft cloth and mild soap and water.