Circa: Early to Mid-19th century
Size: 11″ in diameter – 1″ deep
EASTERN TURKEY – ERZURUM hand forged tinned copper talisman plate. A rare unique plate forged out of one piece and with great carvings. Cartouches carved with verses in Memluk style. A pinwheel in center – indicates wish for a long continuation of life. 1″ deep edge also carved in outer part. Made very thick and strong. It must be used for special times and days.