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by SilverJordan
Sat Jan 26, 2013 3:06 pm
Forum: Far East
Topic: Chinese???
Replies: 1
Views: 908

Re: Chinese???

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by SilverJordan
Sat Jan 26, 2013 11:13 am
Forum: Far East
Topic: Chinese???
Replies: 1
Views: 908

Chinese???

Hi all! I got passed down this item a few years ago and im STILL cluless on it so far :( There are two hallmarks in Asian and im not sure if it is Chinese or not. There are also some Asian writing within the artwork that may help identify this item. Measures about 24x14x11cm and has beautiful work. ...
by SilverJordan
Sat May 26, 2012 8:47 am
Forum: Middle East
Topic: Soild Silver Box .92 Turkish, Persian?
Replies: 2
Views: 3881

Soild Silver Box .92 Turkish, Persian?

Hi all, Here is another gem I am having difficulty in identifying. Marked only with .92 The box seems very old and somewhat fragile, but the detail and workmanship is truly fantastic. I believe it may be Turkish or even Persian in origin. Weight is about 175 grams, measures about 10x6x4cm. Any input...
by SilverJordan
Sat May 26, 2012 8:31 am
Forum: Asia & Middle East - Single Image
Topic: Asian Silver Hallmark?
Replies: 4
Views: 2490

Re: Asian Silver Hallmark?

Thank you for both your replies :)
i will be doing an acid test shortly (also new to this!).
by SilverJordan
Fri May 25, 2012 5:51 pm
Forum: Middle East
Topic: Re: please help in identifying silver mark.
Replies: 2
Views: 1911

Re: please help in identifying silver mark.

Hello, The first hallmark on the left is Arabic ٨٢ "82" which would mean 82% solid silver, but as far as Persian silver, there is a very good chance that it is actually more! The 2 middle hallmarks are impossible for me to tell (ouch my eyes lol). The last to the right is prob Roman XX w...
by SilverJordan
Fri May 25, 2012 4:56 pm
Forum: Asia & Middle East - Single Image
Topic: Persian inscription on oriental salver
Replies: 3
Views: 1927

Re: Persian inscription on oriental salver

Hello,

This is Arabic writing, possibly Farsi (Iranian). The First word on the right in Arabic say "I am"
Second word is not very clear. The word last to the left says something along the lines of "The scared".

Pretty sure it is not a hallmark.

Hope this helps...
by SilverJordan
Fri May 25, 2012 4:42 pm
Forum: Asia & Middle East - Single Image
Topic: Asian Silver Hallmark?
Replies: 4
Views: 2490

Re: Asian Silver Hallmark?

Thanks for your reply. Does it at all sat he purity?
by SilverJordan
Fri May 25, 2012 11:02 am
Forum: Asia & Middle East - Single Image
Topic: Asian Silver Hallmark?
Replies: 4
Views: 2490

Asian Silver Hallmark?

Hello eveyone,

I am unable to identify an older item... two hallmarks and does it appear to be silver plate where the red arrow is pointing? I am new to this so do please pardon the nubee question!

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by SilverJordan
Thu May 24, 2012 5:56 am
Forum: Asia & Middle East - Single Image
Topic: Egyptian Silver
Replies: 0
Views: 1327

Egyptian Silver

Hello all, This is my first post! (admin edit - see Posting Requirements ) What brought me here are some Middle Eastern silver items that I am trying to identify. The first is an ashtray or small dish that is hallmarked 900 in Arabic with 2 other symbols. The dish is also engraved with Hosni Mubarak...

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