Metal little bottle

Discussion in 'Metalware' started by gerspee, Oct 6, 2021.

  1. gerspee

    gerspee Well-Known Member

    2021_10_06_10_25_IMG_3990 (Middel).JPG 2021_10_06_10_23_IMG_3985.JPG 2021_10_06_10_18_IMG_3980 (Middel).JPG Been asking before but anybody any idea where this made and when ? And small but 616 grams off weight . It's handmade and looks silvered or silver but could be wrong of course . And no reaction on a magnet . So need input about this longtime member off my collection :banghead:
     
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  2. Any Jewelry

    Any Jewelry Well-Known Member

    How small, Ger?
     
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  3. gerspee

    gerspee Well-Known Member

    Height 14.5 cm and wide 5 cm
     
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  4. Any Jewelry

    Any Jewelry Well-Known Member

    Too big for a kohl bottle.:(

    The shape, with the long neck and low, slightly angular 'shoulders' looks Persian/Middle Eastern.
     
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  5. gerspee

    gerspee Well-Known Member

    Okay but any idea about when made ? It's made off two halve parts as seen on the photo's . So could give this a date this way off constructing ? 2021_10_06_10_22_IMG_3984 (Middel).JPG
     
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  6. gerspee

    gerspee Well-Known Member

    2021_10_06_10_18_IMG_3975 (Middel).JPG
     
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  7. Any Jewelry

    Any Jewelry Well-Known Member

    It is cast, an old way that is still used.:(
    Could you show us a full view of the base?
     
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  8. gerspee

    gerspee Well-Known Member

    2021_10_06_10_18_IMG_3979 (Middel).JPG
     
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  9. Any Jewelry

    Any Jewelry Well-Known Member

    I think it is made to look older than it is, with 'wear' all over. There is no extra wear on the base ring, where you would expect it.
    The way it is made is more sloppy than on an antique one. It is cast, but suggests it is made of sheet metal. The fissures inside the base ring look unnatural to me.
     
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  10. gerspee

    gerspee Well-Known Member

    But to make a replica like this is when sold as replica I think the price to manufacture this would be to high to sell to tourists or other people . And what would be the material ? Non magnetic with a silver color and this weight means also higher costs off the material . So if not new where to be found and can't find a similar anywhere on the net even with reverse image search on different sites like google or yandex
     
  11. Any Jewelry

    Any Jewelry Well-Known Member

    You would be surprised how many new 'antique' items are manufactured very cheaply in Western Asia. They churn items out daily. Labour is very cheap, and unfortunately every new refugee crisis makes labour cost even cheaper.
    A brass like alloy containing more zinc, or with pewter added to the alloy could be a possibility, but if you really want to know you would need to have it analyzed.
     
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  12. gerspee

    gerspee Well-Known Member

    Think so to to analyze it first . But any sites where to find similar constructed metal bottles like this ?
     
  13. Any Jewelry

    Any Jewelry Well-Known Member

    A home decor shop maybe?
     
  14. gerspee

    gerspee Well-Known Member

    Wherever I looked nothing like this made ?
     
  15. Any Jewelry

    Any Jewelry Well-Known Member

    Maybe one of the others has come across a similar one.
     
  16. gerspee

    gerspee Well-Known Member

    we wait :cat:
     
  17. David Kiehl

    David Kiehl Active Member

    I am seeing a very poor sand casting. If you look at the inside you see a bumpy surface that looks like sand nodules. The outside was polished and they did not remove the parting lines which were not aligned from right to left as well as horizontally. My guess is that it was cast in the backyard of a Chinese peasant, who does this for a living. It is too crude to be worth anything. The metal is probably zinc with some copper or brass to color it. It is highly unlikely to be all brass as it is very expensive compared to zinc. Hopefully, it is not lead-based in which is very toxic to women & children. I hope that this helps you.
     
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  18. Fid

    Fid Well-Known Member

    or by Rajiv Prasad near the Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj International Airport in the midst of lovely settlements where his mother-in-law is cooking pharmaceuticals in the kitchen on the floor.
     
  19. gerspee

    gerspee Well-Known Member

    But whatever it is en whenever made nobody has send me yet something similar to compare . So the only one in the World maybe ? Gives it's value maybe ?:happy:
     
  20. Fid

    Fid Well-Known Member

    Rupees are rather low at the moment.:)
    could it be the upper part of a seal for interchangable crests ?
     
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