AN ISLAMIC MARKET DISH COVER
AN ISLAMIC MARKET DISH COVER

CIRCA 1825

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AN ISLAMIC MARKET DISH COVER
Circa 1825
A minaret dome-shaped handle rising from the flat cover which is decorated with flower sprays within blue enamel and gilt swags
11 in. (27.8 cm.) diam.

Lot Essay

From the collection of Mildred and Rafi Y. Mottahedeh and illustrated by Howard and Ayers, op. cit., p. 479, where the authors note that this centuries-old form was used to keep food served on metalwork dishes warm.

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