Aleppo: Coppersmiths

Date: c. 1990

Artisans in the coppersmith sūq in Aleppo produced a diverse range of simple, undecorated household utensils for the population living in rural areas. See also: Copper Founder; Inlay Worker.

Citation: Kalter, Johannes, “Urban Handicrafts”, in Kalter, Johannes, Margareta Pavaloi, and Maria Zerrnickel, eds. The Arts and Crafts of Syria: Collection Antoine Touma and Linden-Museum Stuttgart (London and New York: Thames and Hudson, 1992), p. 66.