The plate is made of brass featuring silver and. This plate is a very fine example and dates to the late 19. The plate features a wonderful design comprised of red fish arranged in a geometric shape.The shape loosely resembles a flower, possibly serving as an ode to nature. Are nicely detailed with the scales clear and prominent.
Four fish join together at the heads and tails to form an oval. There are four ovals, making a total of 24 fish.
They sit on a bed of silver and copper. Inlay, decorated in the form of thin, swirling, geometric shapes. Around the edge of the plate, Arabic writing is written in silver inlay. The writing is likely Quranic verses.
By an interlocking chain design. The back of the plate is left plain. A gorgeous Syrian mixed-metal plate!
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If you are looking to sell, please contact me with details. The item "FISH DESIGN SYRIAN BRASS PLATE, SILVER & COPPER INLAY, DAMASCUS LATE 19TH C" is in sale since Thursday, November 22, 2018.This item is in the category "Antiques\Metalware\Brass". The seller is "jcohenantiques" and is located in London. This item can be shipped worldwide.