London, South Kensington
3 May 2001
A Cairoware deep brass bowl
of tapering form, decorated in silver and copper with shaped panels of calligraphy amongst geometric rosettes, between rope-twist bands -- 10¾in. (27.3cm.) wide; and another Cairoware deep bowl, decorated with pierced panels amongst calligraphy and scrolling arabesques -- 7¼in. (18.3cm.) high, (minor wear).
See Illustration. (2)
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