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Silvered Copper Moroccan Table Tray

Auction:
2885B
Lot:
10
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Auction:
Asian Works Of Art - 2885B
Location:
Boston
Date / Time :
March 19, 2016 11:00AM

Description:

Silvered Copper Moroccan Table Tray, Middle East, round with a raised and ribbed edge and lobed rim, separately made and attached, the exterior engraved with a floral arabesque and Arabic knot designs in the center, encircled with various plain and patterned bands including a broad band depicting a dense hunting scene with horseback riders chasing various animals in the field and a band of Arabic inscriptions in oblong cartouches, a metal band with a ring hook for hanging to reverse, dia. 39 in.
Estimate $300-500

loss of silver, severe tarnishing to silvered layer, rusting, surface dirt, multiple minor dents, surface scratches.


The absence of a condition statement does not imply that the lot is in perfect condition or completely free from wear and tear, imperfections or the effects of aging. Condition requests can be obtained via email (lot inquiry button) or by telephone to the appropriate gallery location (Boston/617.350.5400 or Marlborough/508.970.3000). Any condition statement given, as a courtesy to a client, is only an opinion and should not be treated as a statement of fact. Skinner Inc. shall have no responsibility for any error or omission.

Keywords

Arabesque, Arabic architecture, Arabs, Epigraphy, Islamic art, Islamic culture, Moorish architecture

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