The Nation's Premier Antiques Center

Amazing Ancient Islamic Art and Artifacts at Anavian Gallery

Spanish Moorish Travel Chest - at Anavian Gallery - at Manhattan Art and Antiques Center

Anavian Gallery (Gallery #81) was founded in 1973 by Habib Anavian and has been a supplier of some of the most significant pieces of Ancient and Islamic works of art. The gallery seeks out and acquires rare and important artifacts in the realm of Ancient Near Eastern and Islamic works of art. They specialize in Persian and Middle Eastern antiques. Since 1992, Anavian Gallery has been owned and operated by Paul Anavian who has maintained the same level of excellence achieved by his late father.

In almost every major museum and every key private collection of Ancient Near Eastern and Islamic Art you will find pieces that were furnished by Anavian Gallery.

Here are a few available for purchase at their gallery:

Spanish Moorish Travel Chest

Spanish Moorish Travel Chest (17th Century) - at Anavian Gallery - at Manhattan Art and Antiques Center

A Spanish Moorish travel chest (Vargueño), carved, gilded wood, and painted bone with wrought iron. 17th Century. [Anavian Gallery | Gallery #81 | 646-251-9506 | paul@anaviangallery.com ]

Qajar Sterling Silver Cigarette Case, Iran

 19th Century - Qajar Sterling Silver Cigarette Case, Iran - at Anavian Gallery - at Manhattan Art and Antiques Center

A Qajar Dynasty Persian sterling silver cigarette case depicting Omar Khayyam . Hand chased in fine detail. Signed in Farsi in the interior and stamped with “84%”. This box was most likely exported to the Russian market in the 19th Century. [Anavian Gallery | Gallery #81 | 646-251-9506 | paul@anaviangallery.com ]

Persian Carnelian & Silver Beaded Necklace

Persian Carnelian & Silver Beaded Necklace - 18th Century - at Anavian Gallery - at Manhattan Art and Antiques Center

A lovely Persian necklace of faceted carnelian, silver and glass beads. 17th – 18th Century.[Anavian Gallery | Gallery #81 | 646-251-9506 | paul@anaviangallery.com ]

Aubergine Glass Brush Washer

Aubergine Glass Brush Washer with White Enamel, Syria 13th - 14th Century- at Anavian Gallery - at Manhattan Art and Antiques Center

Aubergine Glass Brush Washer with White Enamel, Syria 13th – 14th Century AD. Highly Iridescent. [Anavian Gallery | Gallery #81 | 646-251-9506 | paul@anaviangallery.com ]

Ottoman Turkish nargile (water pipe) apparatus

Ottoman Turkish nargile (water pipe) - 18th -19th Century -at Anavian Gallery - at Manhattan Art and Antiques Center

Beautiful Ottoman Turkish nargile (water pipe) apparatus with inlay and calligraphic carvings. 18th -19th Century AD. [Anavian Gallery | Gallery #81 | 646-251-9506 | paul@anaviangallery.com ]

Safavid Brass Seal, Islamic 17th Century

Safavid Brass Seal, Islamic 17th Century - at Anavian Gallery - at Manhattan Art and Antiques Center

Islamic seal dated 1080 Hijri Or 1669 AD. Safavid, Iran [Anavian Gallery | Gallery #81 | 646-251-9506 | paul@anaviangallery.com ]

Khorasan 12th Century Bronze Bottle

Khorasan 12th Century Bronze Bottle - at Anavian Gallery - at Manhattan Art and Antiques Center

A fine bronze four-legged bottle with birds finials. Seljuk period. Ca. 12th Century AD. [Anavian Gallery | Gallery #81 | 646-251-9506 | paul@anaviangallery.com ]

 

More at: anaviangallery.com

Contact: [646-251-9506 | paul@anaviangallery.com ]

Visit: Anavian Gallery in Gallery #81 – at 1050 2nd Avenue (at 56th Street).

Monday – Friday 10:30 am – 5:45 pm
and by appointment.

The MAAC itself is open to the public daily: Monday – Saturday 10:30AM to 6PM, Sunday noon – 6PM.

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