SOLD – Benares Pressed Brass Tray-on-Stand – PJ1111


A highly decorative pressed brass tray, raised on a folding stand of intricately carved and pierced teak. This type of tray is often named ‘Benares’ after the historical area of India where many of these types of items were made. Ideal for use as a coffee or side table.

Circa 1900.

Height 30″ (76cm) Diameter 24” (61cm)


Condition and Details of Restoration:
This item is in original structural condition. The tray has been cleaned by hand, by our own craftsmen, by hand in the traditional manner. There are some old marks underneath the polish, and extremely minor damage to the carving in a few places, as can be evidenced from the photographs. Overall, though, this piece is still in exceptional condition for its age.