A fine antique Indian Bidriware twin handled tray inlaid with silver leaf designs and dating from the latter 19th century. The tray stands raised on rectangular shaped foot and is of rectangular shape with a slightly raised and rounded corner edge. The tray has two flat angulated handles at either end and with a leaf design repeated on the tray and also applied to the handles and set within a simple silver line border. The tray originates from Bidar, Deccan in South West India and historically the manufacture dates back to the 13-15th century and the process combines copper and zinc alloy finely decorated with a brass, silver and sometimes gold inlay. The tray is not marked.
In good condition with some light surface wear from use.
Origin : India
Manufacture Date : Late 19th Century
Materials : , Silver
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