PLEASE HAVE A LOOK AT MY OTHER ITEMS FOR MORE MIDDLE EASTERN / ISLAMIC ITEMS. For sale we have this large, antique Islamic or Cairoware ewer and basin set. The ewer and basin are made from copper and have been inlaid with fine silver and copper. The set dates from mid 1900's.
The ewer has a beautiful round body. The lid has been mounted with a crescent moon, which is typical of Islamic metal wares, especially from this region as was once part of the Ottoman territories. There is Arabic calligraphy inlaid with silver on both the ewer and basin along with copper inlaid framing and detailing throughout.A very nice large decorative set. The height of the ewer is 43.5cm = 17.1 inches. The diameter of the basin is 39.9cm = 15.7 inches. The height of the basin is 10.8cm = 4.3 inches.
The basin is in good condition. The ewer has repair to the spout, where it has been welded onto the body of the ewer. Some dings to the spout.
A couple of small dings here and there, but overall nice condition. Please see the photos shown above. The item "ANTIQUE ISLAMIC CAIROWARE MAMLUK PERSIAN SILVER INLAID BRASS EWER BASIN" is in sale since Friday, April 5, 2019. This item is in the category "Antiques\Antiquities\Near Eastern".
The seller is "igor1467" and is located in Rostov on Don. This item can be shipped worldwide.