An inlaid brass Casket
Lot 140
A Mamluk revival silver and copper inlaid brass Qur'an Box Egypt or Syria, 19th Century
£4,000 - 6,000
US$ 6,700 - 10,000
Auction Details
Lot Details
A Mamluk revival silver and copper inlaid brass Qur'an Box
Egypt or Syria, 19th Century
of square form raised on four flared feet, the hinged lid with sloping sides, decorated in silver and copper inlay with inscription filled cartouches, roundels containing floral and palmette motifs, bands containing scrolling floral vines the top with a central roundel containing a mosque surrounded by a band of inscription and further inscription-filled roundels and cartouches
24 x 24 x 20 cm.

Footnotes

  • Provenance: Tajan, Oriental Art and Oriental Paintings, 2 December 2008, lot 265.
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