Fine Islamic Silver & Copper Inlay Mamluk Cairoware Persian Ottoman Heavy Plate
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Fine Islamic Silver & Copper Inlay Mamluk Cairoware Persian Ottoman Heavy Plate:
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Stunning Fine Silver & Copper Inlay Heavy Gauge Brass Plate / Tray From Cairo, Engraved Silver Adorned with Foliates & Arabesques and fine Y-Patterns .Early 1900's
The technique of silver and copper inlay was revived in the late 1700's and 1800's in the Islamic world.The process is difficult and requires several stages of mastery.Indeed after the item has been cast or hammered into shape it is then covered in the calligraphy and patterns. After this difficult stage the brass/bronze is carved & engraved by hand.Finally thesilverand copper is hammered into the carved areas. (M.Khaleeq 2011)
This beautiful tray was bought in Egypt by aBritishsoldier in the early 1900's in Cairo. It is a very heavy piece and is a quality item.
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Condition-wise the plate is excellent.There is one small ding on the rim edge.
12.1 inches (30.5 cm) Diameter
1120 g in weight without packing!!
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