Malay Silver, A Large Silver Alloy Tray, Riau Archipelago (Sumatra), Indonesia, 19th. Century.

Identification Number: 369


The deep try is made by chasing the alloy silver and then decorated with various engravings and motives such as the floral, heart shapes and the geometrical designs including the Islamic crescent star design.

The raised try edges are constructed in an elegant serrated manner and soldered with additional alloy silver raised wires.

Condition: minor ware and tear, Alloy silver is tarnished at the back of the try.

66.5 cm diam. of tray across including the serrated edges.
4 cm height.

Asian Art And Dutch Taste, by Jan Veenendaal, Waanders Uitgevers Zwolle, Gemeentemuseum Den Haag, 2014, ISBN: 978 94 6262000 1. For a similar silversmithing please see the similar lot No. 204 exhibited in page 132.
Also please see the similarities with our previous lot No. 368