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Name of Object:

Repousse silver bowl


Sharjah, United Arab Emirates (Sharjah)

Holding Museum:

Sharjah Museum of Islamic Civilisation


Hegira 10th – 11th century / AD 16th – 17th century

Type of object:


Museum Inventory Number:

SM 1996 – 289

Period / Dynasty:



Ottoman Balkans


This bowl was decorated with an eight-lobed cartouche in the centre, with a flower garland surrounding a central flower head. The walls are adorned with vertically disposed, wavy bands, every second one further enhanced by leafy stalks. These bowls were made in Southern Hungary and the Balkans and used for personal, ritual and religious occasions.

Citation of this web page:

 "Repousse silver bowl" in Explore Islamic Art Collections , Museum With No Frontiers, 2019. http://www.museumwnf.org/thematicgallery/thg_galleries/database_item.php?itemId=objects;EPM;ua;Mus21;29;en&id=gold_and_silver

MWNF Working Number: UA 29

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