A pair of Cairoware silver and copper-inlaid candlesticks, Egypt or Syria, 20th century
both of typical form, the necks detachable from bases, inlaid with silver and copper with an interlacing geometric design, calligraphic bands above and below
each: 20cm. height; 19cm. max. diam.
Both in good condition, the silver and copper inlay still present, some very slight abrasion to surface, remnants of candlewax in one of these still present, oxidisation visible to underside, as viewed.
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