ARABIC DAMASCENE PRAYER BOOK CASE BRASS COPPER TURQUOISE CORAL North Africa 1890
Current price $745.00
Listing type Fixed Price Item
Location Brooklyn, New York 112** US
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Quantity available 1
Seller anyfr8 (1289)
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Material Brass & Copper
Region North Africa
Stone Turquoise, Corals
A damascene prayer book case.
Rectangular form with domed and hinged lid,
(hinged lid is secure - no play).
Made from a brass and copper.
Decorated with 6 turquoises and 2 corals, (one coral has a hairline),
applied ornaments/scrolls in white metal - not a silver or low grade silver.
No maker/manufacturer and country of origin marks.
Probably made in North African region, late 19th. or early 20th. Century
Photos will tell you more.
Approx.: Total Width: 7-1/4in. (185mm.)
Width (w/o rinds for hanging): 4-7/8in. (123mm.)
Height: 5-3/8in. (135mm.)
Depth: 1-1/2in. (40mm.)
Weight: 17.35 oz. (491.8 gr.)
Heavy for it size.
Commensurate with age, the condition is very good.
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