All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Middle Eastern : Metalwork : Pre 1910 item #1362388 (stock #649ar)
E & M Perez
Of heavy gauge brass, and inlaid with silver and copper in raised designs, this tray is a beautiful example of Mamluk metalwork, also referred to as Cairoware. The tray measures 17 1/8" x 9 1/2", the raised lip is 1/2" high, and it weighs 2 pounds and 12 ounces. The entire surface is heavily inlaid with Islamic script, floral, foliate and scrolling designs, with classic Islamic motifs throughout...