Egyptian Revival Brass Tray Overlay with Silver Designs and Hieroglyphics
Egyptian brass tray, blackened and overlaid with silvered designs representing pharaonic scenes.
Hanging tray with a hook in the back to use as a wall hanging or use as a decorative piece.
Magnificent mid 20th century grand tour Egyptian revival inlaid charger or tray. Profusely inlaid with silvered designs finely detailed hieroglyphics.
The Egyptian hieroglyphic script was one of the writing systems used by ancient Egyptians to represent their language. Because of their pictorial elegance, Herodotus and other important Greeks believed that Egyptian hieroglyphs were something sacred.
Great brass decorative folk art object.
Dimensions: 0.5 in. H x 11.5 in. D
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