Ottoman ‘Damascus Ware’ pair of vases, superb quality silver & copper & gold inlay, Mamluk Revival, c. 1900
Fine quality large pair of mixed metal ‘Damascus Ware’ vases, in the ‘Mamluk Revival’ taste, the whole surface covered in complex interwoven stylized foliage in silver, copper, and gold, with five sections separated by thin bands, each center with two large panels of complex Kufic inscriptions.
Probably Ottoman Syria,
later 19th / early 20th century
Provenance: from a Western District, Victoria, property.