Very large incense burner in chiselled, openwork and engraved brass, damascened with copper and silver.
Beautiful complex decoration of scrolls, fleurons, and Koranic verses, or wishes inscribed in "thuluth" writing, in registers and cartridges.
The upper part surmounted by a star in a crescent.
Bronze carrying handles.
Not very common in these dimensions, this object would have belonged to the ambassador of Egypt in Vienna, in Austria, in the second part of the last century.
Total height: 95; diameter of the plate: 62
the set has been cleaned since the pictures were taken.