Circa: First half of 19th century
Size: 13″ / 34 cm / in diameter – 5 ½ ″ / 14 cm / tall
ANATOLIAN ANKARA – SIVAS area hand forged copper plate. There were many Armenian metal artists as well as other ethnic groups including Ottomans. They shared many shape, size and designs. This is a pretty nice plate with its original three step lid. Such plates were mostly used for rice and bulgur. Tin is still protecting it which is in great condition. It can be used for food after a good wash.