MUSEUM QUALITY HUGE ANTIQUE ISLAMIC KASHMIRI ENAMELED 66cm TRAY C1800's. PLEASE HAVE A LOOK AT MY OTHER ITEMS FOR MORE MIDDLE EASTERN / ISLAMIC ITEMS. For sale we this breathtaking large octagonal Kashmiri enameled copper tray. The tray dates from late 19th Century. It is a very heavy and good quality example weighing over 5kg!!!!The copper has been hand chased and chiseled with beautiful scrolling floral work all over. It then then been enameled with the typical colours of Kashmiri Enamelware. The breathtaking turquoise, and darker shade of blue work in perfect harmony. The border has been completed with very fine open worked designs, similar to the rest of the tray. I have never come across a Kashmiri enameled tray of this size.
This is the largest I have ever personally seen. It is an extremely rare piece.
Those that collect Kashmiri enamelware will know how rare it really is. The tray is absolutely breathtaking - its a one of a kind!!The diameter of the tray at the widest point, from corner to corner is 66.3cm = 26.1 inches. The tray weighs 5150 grams! Meaning it is over 5.1KG! The tray is in very good condition.
Most of the gilding that would have been on it has worn off, so it is just enamel and copper mostly. Overall very nice condition for its age. Please see the photos shown above. The item "MUSEUM QUALITY HUGE ANTIQUE PERSIAN ISLAMIC KASHMIRI ENAMELED 66cm TRAY C1800's" is in sale since Monday, April 30, 2018.
This item is in the category "Antiques\Asian/Oriental Antiques\Islamic/Middle Eastern". The seller is "ameer1990" and is located in Stanmore, Middlesex. This item can be shipped worldwide.