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Copper Tray, Round, Dia. 34cm (AG-TY-13423)
Ref: AG-TY-13423

Handcrafted, oval, decorative copper tray made in Gaziantep which was one of the first settlements in Anatolia. The tray features a central floral display surrounded by further floral patterns, arabesque scrollwork, geometric patterns and Tugra featuring the Ottoman art of Calligraphy. The rim of the tray features arabesque scrollwork. The “ tu?ra” is the official monogram of the Ottoman Sultan. As a term, it comes from “tu?ra?” meaning the “monogram and order of the emperor” in old Turkish. The tu?ra contains an elaborate calligraphic rendering of the names of the sultan and his father.
Dia. 48cm. All sizes are approximate.