I think its Bronze...Arts and Craft..Tribal art ??

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Post by brin mcardle November 10th 2013, 6:26 pm

I think its Bronze...Arts and Craft..Tribal art ?? Barbad13

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6 inches across..heavy..with marked on back with dots 7<9.1

??????? Any help much appreciated
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Post by NaomiM November 10th 2013, 6:40 pm

Indian or Islamic/Moroccan.

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Post by Taylor Thomas November 10th 2013, 6:46 pm

Yep, I think it has an Islamic feel.
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Post by bistoboy November 10th 2013, 11:47 pm

Egyptian - i would suspect. Lots of army servicemen brought them back after operations in the Middle East in WW2. My partner's grandfather brought several pieces like this back with him - plates, boxes, vases. All very well made by Egyptian craftsmen.
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Post by brin mcardle November 11th 2013, 12:03 am

£10 too much ??
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Post by bistoboy November 11th 2013, 12:05 am

i personally would pay up to around £30-40 for something like this. But i guess it's all personal taste. The workmanship in many of these pieces if amazing.
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Post by bistoboy November 11th 2013, 12:09 am

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here's a box we inherited from my partner's granddad.  He apparently watched the craftsman making it in Cairo in the 1940s.
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Post by NaomiM November 11th 2013, 12:18 am

brin mcardle wrote:£10 too much ??
You'd probably get your money back. They're not rare, and it's traditional metalwork; they've been doing it a long time and passing the knowledge down father to son (apprenticed at a very young age), so you'd expect it to be good.

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Post by brin mcardle November 11th 2013, 1:19 pm

Thank you
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