We're Icecube Coins & Antiques, specializing in all things old and interesting. Find us on Facebook by searching for "Icecube Coins and Antiques"! Keep an eye on our store in the upcoming months for all things collectible, vintage, and antique. Vtg MAMLUK Large BRASS Tray Inlaid SILVER & COPPER Arabic Calligraphy CAIROWARE. This is a large brass tray inlaid with hand hammered silver Arabic writing and designs separated by thin copper lines.
It's easy to absorb into the intricacies of the tray for moments on end, pondering the delicate detail and strong imagery. At 27 in diameter, this tray would be a proud standalone display, or a tray used to hold your most worldly curiosities. Previous owners have their names etched on the backside along with the date 19/5/1978. Some of the translations are as follows. The center loosely translates to."The safety of the person is by conserving his tongue". Some other areas, loosely translated.
"Work is a form of worship". "The believer who is poor is a king". "Life is by the religion (faith)". There is some oxidation on multiple areas, particularly along the more intricate areas of design. Some areas of discoloration and spotting in various colors.
Some may be removed with proper cleaning. There is a nice patina as well. The item "Vtg MAMLUK Large BRASS Tray Inlaid SILVER & COPPER Arabic Calligraphy CAIROWARE" is in sale since Friday, January 5, 2018. This item is in the category "Antiques\Asian Antiques\Middle East".
The seller is "icecube" and is located in Outing, Minnesota. This item can be shipped worldwide.