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Old 31st August 2022, 05:03 PM   #1
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Can somebody explain what it is ? It seems eastern origin (Persia ?). Dimensions 3,4x4,7 cms.Material is iron or steel. Thanks in advance.
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Old 4th September 2022, 01:29 AM   #2
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for putting perfume inside?
is it magnetic? looks alot like gold, it doesn't look plated or gold filled.

actually it cant be for perfume, its not cutout like I though, so ill guess its for storing opium or something of the like
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It is an upper-arm amulet holder (bazuband) from Persia.
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[QUOTE=JoeCanada42;274772]for putting perfume inside?
is it magnetic? looks alot like gold, it doesn't look plated or gold filled.

No, the real colour is iron grey. The shade is influenced by that of the blue fabric.
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It is an upper-arm amulet holder (bazuband) from Persia.
Interesting, this opinion is supported by others. I believe you won the first prize.
Any idea about the approximate age ?
Thanks a lot to everybody.
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18-19 century is a safe guess
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18-19 century is a safe guess
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for putting perfume inside?
is it magnetic? looks alot like gold, it doesn't look plated or gold filled.

No, the real colour is iron grey. The shade is influenced by that of the blue fabric.
For completness, this is its real color:
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