26 April 2005
A LARGE MOULDED CAIRO-WARE GOLD, SILVER AND COPPER INLAID TRAY
CAIRO OR DAMASCUS, CIRCA 1900
The large raised central roundel depicting a synagogue, the central arch with a praying rabbi, a panel of scrolling gold kufic below, surrounded by further raised roundels each containing a similar depiction divided by panels of scrolling arabesques, a band of inlaid lozenge panels around the raised rim, the underside with a suspension loop
24 3/8in. (62cm.) diam.
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