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A KHORASSAN SILVER AND COPPER-INLAID BRONZE TRAY
A KHORASSAN SILVER AND COPPER-INLAID BRONZE TRAY

NORTH EAST IRAN, 12TH CENTURY

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A KHORASSAN SILVER AND COPPER-INLAID BRONZE TRAY
NORTH EAST IRAN, 12TH CENTURY
With fluted sides and flat rim, the interior with a slightly raised and carved rosette in the centre with silver and copper petals bordered by a circular band of loose naskh script within a further stellar shaped kufic inscription band terminating in drop-motifs, each band outlined with copper inlay, the rim with cartouches of kufic script alternating with six-petalled rosettes, areas of corrosion
11¾in. (29.8cm.) diam.

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This tray is inscribed in kufic with benedictory phrases in Arabic around the rim and the inside. Around the central rosette inside are further benedictory phrases in cursive script.
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