A Mamluk revival silver-inlaid copper Qur'an Stand (kursi) Egypt or Syria, first half of the 20th Century
Lot 148W
A Mamluk Revival silver-inlaid copper Qur'an Stand (kursi) Egypt or Syria, first half of the 20th Century
Sold for £6,250 (US$ 10,505) inc. premium
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Lot Details
A Mamluk Revival silver-inlaid copper Qur'an Stand (kursi)
Egypt or Syria, first half of the 20th Century
hexagonal with six truncated cylindrical legs, with mihrab panels at the base of each side and hinged doors at the centre of one side, profusely decorated with pierced and inlaid inscription and vegetal and geometric designs
84.5 cm. high

Footnotes

  • The inscriptions comprise Mamluk titular phrases.
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