A Qur'an box
Lot 238
A Mamluk Revival silver inlaid brass Qur'an Box Syria, 19th Century
Sold for £5,520 (US$ 8,943) inc. premium

Lot Details
A Mamluk Revival silver inlaid brass Qur'an Box
Syria, 19th Century
of square form raised on four flared feet, the hinged lid with sloping sides, the edges with applied bands and pointed bosses, profusely decorated with inlaid silver, the top with a central wheel inscription surrounded by floral arabesque interlace, the sloping edges and sides with inscriptions in thuluth script between bands of swirling floral interlace, the wooden interior decorated with marquetry geometric designs
27 x 27 x 18.5 cm.

Footnotes

  • The inscriptions comprise Qur'anic verses.
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