islamic? small pot with lid

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tonysheffield
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islamic? small pot with lid

Postby tonysheffield » Wed Sep 05, 2018 8:34 am

hi all. can anyone tell me what this is?? i think it’s prob islamic? but hope you can help tell me more about the purpose and possibly date?
thank you!!
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AG2012
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Re: islamic? small pot with lid

Postby AG2012 » Wed Sep 05, 2018 9:52 am

Hi,
It`s Cairo, Egypt, fineness .900.
Cannot identify date letter but it`s definitively second half 20th century.
Regards

tonysheffield
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Re: islamic? small pot with lid

Postby tonysheffield » Wed Sep 05, 2018 9:59 am

thank you for fast response
do you have any idea what this is for?

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Re: islamic? small pot with lid

Postby AG2012 » Wed Sep 05, 2018 10:09 am

Being rather small, I think it`s a condiment dish, possibly salt cellar.
Too small for candy dish and cover.


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