Late 19th Century Damascus/Cairo ware Copper Tray Inlaid with silver Mamlouk style, with Arabic Caligraphy inscription, very fine etched floral design in between the inscriptions. The center is Inlaid with silver and copper to produce a floral and geometric design. Size is 18 by 14 inches. The Inlaid work was adopted from the MAMLOUK period about 9th century AD, and carried on through centuries, especially in Syria and Egypt.
This was made from One sheet of copper, hammered into a shallow tray with a rim, then hand carved, and inlaid with wires of silver and copper, this process can take between 20-30 days, for one tray. This was used for decorative purpose, They used to hang them on the wall.They usually have verses from the QUR'AN, or old expressions. The item "ISLAMIC HAND-CHASED 30 dallah COPPER TRAY Persian Ottoman Mamlouk Damascus" is in sale since Monday, August 5, 2019.
This item is in the category "Antiques\Asian Antiques\Middle East". The seller is "theantiquarians" and is located in Signal Mountain, Tennessee. This item can be shipped to United States, Canada, United Kingdom, Germany, Japan, France, Australia.