Persian Antique Hand engraved (Ghalamzani) Hammered seamless Silver Persepolis Achaemenid Lion

$57.00 $45.00

A Persian Antique Hand Engraved Hammered seamless Silver Statue of Lion from the Achaemenid period.A sitting lion on a stone slab The lower part of the stone is decorated with Forouhar and cuneiform.

  • Height:10 cm
  • Length:18 cm
  • Width:8 cm
  • Opening Diameter:  12 cm
  • Lion Weight: 0.3 gr
  • Total weight: 1.05
  • Material: cooper
  • Style: Achaemenid

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What is Metalwork (Engraving or Ghalam-zani)

Metalworking is a science, art, hobby, industry, and trade. Its historical roots span cultures, civilizations, and millennia. Metalworking has evolved from the discovery of smelting various ores, producing malleable and ductile metal useful for tools and adornments.
Engraving (Ghalam-zani) is a term, for artistic metalworking, by hammering gold, silver, copper, brass, engraving, Repoussé and chasing 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.


Additional information

Dimensions 15 × 6 × 20 cm
Color spectrum

Type of Craft


Home Decor, Hotel Decor, Luxury Gifts, Sculpture


Iran, Isfahan, Persia


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