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Gigantic Islamic Faux Tortoise Shell Bone Mo Pearl Quran Box Persian Ottoman For Sale
A Large & Incredibly Rare Islamic Quran Box
with Faux Tortoise Shell, Wood ,Camel Bone and Mother of Pearl work . Intricate
Work around the 5 Sides with a Set of Drawers at the Front and and Opening
Lid. Stunning Geometric Interlaced Patterns all Around. A Must for
Collectors Of Cairoware ,Mamluk Revival ,Persian & Islamic Art in General.
This is an incredibly beautiful Quran box which has very
intricate and fine work.The Faux
Tortoise Shell gives the box a look of opulence and the mother of pearl work
just permeates regality!! The box opens at the front with three doors which have expensive bone handles.The top
section also opens on a hinge.
The condition is good. There has been some
sympathetic restoration of the faux tortoise shell panels and mother of pearl
in places over time. The Faux tortoise on the top has a crack line on the joints running alongthetop. This could easily be filled and rectified. PLEASE SEE ALL PICTURES OR ASK FOR FURTHER PICTURES IF
NEED BE !!
Being wood I am no expert on woodenware so I am
not sure how old this is. It has some age but please do your research before
11.5 kg in total weight without packing!! THIS
CAN ONLY BE SENT OUTSIDE EU WITH FEDEX ECONOMY.PLEASE ASK FOR QUOTES AS IT IS
A beautiful decorative stunning piece.Please see all the ENLARGED pictures.