42 piece autographed silver tableware ~21kg weight
Great grandfather received it from Iranian ambassador
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It is a very impressive and extensive Iranian/Persian silver set you have sent photos of.
The do not recognise the silver marks but I will take your word for it being silver, and also it looks like silver from the photographs. The quality of silver from Persia is usually quite good so I presume the fineness is somewhere around 900.
It was probably made in the 19th century and must have been in the possession of a wealthy family - the Iranian ambassador as you stated. And it was possibly originally made as a wedding gift.
The estimate provided is for a well-advertised specialised silver auction, where I believe the silver set has the best chance of realising its fullest potential.
Please let me know if you have any additional questions. I’m happy to help.