A wonderful rare incense burner please. So you see the magnificence of Islamic art.
The body are decorated with an epigraphic band mentioning the name and titles of sultan Qytby. It should be noticed that the first letters of the words take the shape of rising criss-crossing flames, providing them with a sense of livelihood and mobility. Groups of epigraphic blazons of sultan Qytby intermingle with the text.
The central disk in the body bears an inscription which says :lord the sultan al-Malik al-Ashraf Abul-Nasr Qytby. Around the scene is a deep and complex chased and inlaid silver and copper border, comprising of many individual elements and with a punched ground. This border in turn encircled by a narrow geometric stepped chevron repeating border, with alternating copper and silver chevrons. The tray has a broad rim which has also been heavily ornamented with entwining silver or silver and copper reserves separated by a flower head. Overall, a very good example of Cairo ware with lots of ornamentation which showcases the various different styles of this work in the one object.The central figural scene has been well executed and the tray displays very well indeed! Please message me with any queries. Size of incense burner : 62 cm. The size of incense burner, and The wooden seat and tray together: - 1 meters and 4 cm. Weight of incense burner : 5 kilo. We will do everything to make you happy with the items and service. The item "VERY FINE ISLAMIC CAIROWARE OTTOMAN SILVER INLAID MAMLUK CENSER, INCENSE BURNER" is in sale since Wednesday, November 13, 2019. This item is in the category "Antiques\Asian Antiques\Middle East". The seller is "sulaymane-aziz" and is located in Cairo. This item can be shipped worldwide.