A very fine large lacquered steel Tray
Persia, dated AH 1302/ AD 1884-85
of circular form, to centre a shamsa-style panel containing an inscription, surrounded by eight small lobed cartouches and a further eight larger cartouches containing black floral designs, all on a yellow ground covered with fine gold scrollwork with small flowers picked out in colour, to outer edge three bands, the inner most containing leaf and flower design on a black ground, the middle containing a leaf and grape vine design on a red ground and the outer a band of leaf and flower design on black
71 cm. diam.