dish (containers)

Circular Bidriware dish with a slightly sunken centre. The inlaid silver decoration is executed in low relief in a band around the sunken centre, which is not decorated. The symmetrical design depicts four pairs of fish in mirror composition, with vegetal motifs between. Underside is undecorated.

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