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Antique Persian Silver Pedestal Comport Dish, Shiraz, Iran (persia) – Circa 1900

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Each dish chased with Zoroastrian figures including winged centaur, people, animals, and angels. The centre with a flower head and circular pattern.

Zoroastrianism was once one of the most powerful religions in the world and was the official religion of Persia, approximately 3500 years ago.

In the more recent centuries, Zoroastrianism is still practiced Iran, where this comport was made. Joyous and merry festivals are a vital part of Zoroastrian life, with seven main annual feasts. A festival scene is depicted on this comport with men carrying animals, drinking and blowing horns.

The larger dish can be removed, creating two separate pieces. The smaller dish is chased on both sides, allowing it to serve as a foot for the larger dish and to be used as a dish on its own.

Weight: 430 grams, Height: 11.5 cms, Diameter (of larger dish): 20.5 cm 

Item #: ME115

British Broadcasting Company, “Zoroastrianism at a glance.” Last modified October 02, 2009. Accessed August 22, 2013.

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