circular form, the first with engraved decoration of a geometrical net evoking kufic calligraphy on a vegetal background covering a lotus flower blossom; the second with moulded decoration of vegetal scrolls swirling around an epigraphic medallion containing a pseudo-Arabic word on an amati background. Stamped on the reverse side "[...]RDJAN ARTISAN DE L'EGLISE" ; the third with engraved decoration and enhanced with black paste of a six-pointed star with points garnished with vegetal scrolls, the center and the circumference with epigraphic decoration. A frieze of vegetal scrolls on the wing; the fourth, with an openwork, poly-lobed wing, is decorated with an engraved rosette, enhanced with black paste, containing calligraphic decorations, the repetition of a pseudo-Arabic word and the motifs of a protective hand, Khamsa.
Diameter: 48.5, 32, 38, and 40 cmFour
copper alloy trays, Near East and North Africa, 20th century