Arabesque Tea and Smoking Set in Brass and Varnish from Marrakesh


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Rare 1970s Arabian brass and varnish set, Moroccan manufacture, from Marrakesh. The set consists of a gold and blue round tray, four coasters or ashtrays, with its object to carry them, a lighter, a cigar holder with matchbox, and a tea box. The tray is wide and round, made of brass with blue paint work, very elegant. There are four ashtrays and they are all bright and different colors: blue, green, orange and red. The ashtray or coaster holder has a round base, with side slats that connect to the top, embellished with two brass and blue paint elements, apt to carry them comfortably. After that, there is a brass lighter in gold patina, original to the time. A small box suitable for holding all different kinds of tea is present. The other large box, on the other hand, is for storing cigars or cigarettes. Both boxes have four very small round brass feet. The texture is always the very distinctive Arabian blue one. The set is suitable for tea areas for true lovers.


Height: 1,5 cm (0.59 in.)
Diameter: 10,5 cm (4.13 in.)
Large box
Height: 7 cm (2.75 in.)
Length: 15 cm (5.90 in.)
Depth: 13 cm (5.11 in.)
Small box
Height: 4 cm (1.57 in.)
Length: 9 cm (3.54 in.)
Depth: 9,5 cm (3.74 in.)
Height: 2,5 cm (0.98 in.)
Diameter: 42 cm (16.53 in.)
Match holder
Height: 2 cm (0.78 in.)
Length: 5 cm (1.96 in.)
Depth: 4 cm (1.57 in.)
Coaster holder
Height: 17,4 cm (6.85 in.)
Length: 11,5 cm (4.52 in.)
Depth: 11 cm (4.33 in.)


The set is in good and original vintage condition, slight scratches and light wear consistent with its time and use. Being a VINTAGE item it is possible that it will bear some scratches or defects.

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