All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Middle Eastern : Metalwork : Pre 1920 item #908955 (stock #6057)
The China Coast
Islamic and probably from Syria, charcoal brazier, decorated in incised, etched and pierced fashion; consists of several parts: the sphere, surmounted by a knob, a short "stem" with small sphere, and all resting on a large round base. The upper half of the sphere is joined to the lower half with a hinge. The top half of the sphere is decorated with eight niches filled with arabesques, above a border of cartouches filled with Islamic script...