A Khorasan silver-inlaid high-tin bronze Dish
Persia, early 13th Century
of circular form with rounded rim, incised with a central medallion containing arabesque interlace, within a band of kufic inscriptions inlaid with silver, a further band containing various pursuant animals against a background of scrolling vines, two further bands containing inscriptions, the outer rim with inscriptions in kufic
approx. 35 cm. diam.