An Ottoman repoussé silver Bowl
Balkans, circa 1550
of rounded form with raised central roundel, decorated in repoussé, the central roundel with a winged quadruped surrounded by a band of cartouches formed by confronting arcades, the cartouches containing eagles and various quadrupeds surrounded by circular motifs, the spandrels with a repeat pattern of smaller circles
14 cm. diam.; 107g.