a 17th century islamic tinned copper bowl original owner's cartouche

A 17th Century Islamic Tinned Copper Bowl - Original Owner's Cartouche.


Price

£850
| $1,103 USD | €1,009 EUR


Item Ref

IA 1104

Description

Hand raised and worked from heavy gauge beaten sheet copper - this good this example dates from the early 17th century - during the Safavid dynasty. The rim is rolled and swaged creating a rigid construction. The base is constructed with an inset 'castle' seamed central panel.
The surface is embellished with a band of finely chiseled foliate decoration. Simple turned reeded decoration encircles the central area. A quatrefoil shaped cartouche is positioned centrally - see images.
The surface has retained the original bright tinned finish.
Size: overall diameter - 9 5/16" (237mm), height - 5 3/4" (146mm).
Weight: 1190 grams.
Condition: Good. No major dents. Surface marks etc. consistent with genuine age and usage. Areas of old repair-work to the base - also consistent with age and usage. Fine natural colour and patina.
Internal Ref: IA 1104


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