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Arabic Dallah (Coffee Pot) in copper with worn silvered finish

Arabic Dallah (Coffee Pot) in copper with worn silvered finish

SKU: 3350311

Tonight’s offering from Auld Curiosities is a middle eastern/Arabic  coffee pot, or Dallah,  made of copper with a silvered overlay (much of which has worn off over time) and a brass handle. The Dallah is commonly used on the Arabian Peninsula and also by tribesmen of the Bedouin nation. Dallah appear to have been in use for centuries and they form part of the ceremonial welcome of visitors and generosity. This particular example has the typical shape of a bulbous lower section rising to a waited middle and then flaring out the lidded top. Many Dallah have a much taller finial and I suspect that this abbreviated version may be a regional variation. The beak-like pourer is open and here especially is the evidence that the Dallah is a handmade piece. The pot stands 6 3/16” (157mm) to the top of the finial and the base shows a nice clear maker’s mark.


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