Beautiful pair of Persian engraved Ghalam-zani brass vases on Middle Eastern wooden wall decorative brackets.
The small brass vases are finely hand-chased with elaborate designs and presented on hand crafted wooden brackets inlaid with mother of pearl and Syrian fret work decor.
Engraving (Ghalam-zani) is a term, for artistic metalworking, it is one of the original persian handicraft, the art of engraving and embossing, hammering, repousse and chasing elaborate designs, patterns and shapes on metals such as copper, silver, gold, and brass to form minute detailed reliefs or small engraved patterns.
Art engraving has a long history in Iran back to more than several thousand years ago.
Wooden wall brackets: 9" x 5.75 x 5" deep.
Vase: 4" H x 3" x base 1.75.
Great brass decorative Islamic art objects.