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    Sale 7571

    Art of the Islamic and Indian Worlds

    8 April 2008, London, King Street

  • Lot 153

    A LARGE CAIROWARE GOLD, SILVER AND COPPER INLAID BRASS KURSI

    EGYPT, LATE 19TH CENTURY

    Price Realised  

    A LARGE CAIROWARE GOLD, SILVER AND COPPER INLAID BRASS KURSI
    EGYPT, LATE 19TH CENTURY
    In the Mamluk style, of hexagonal cylindrical form standing on knopped baluster feet supporting arched openings, an arched opening with two doors in the centre of one side, the surface covered with panels of silver inlay and intricate pierced and incised decoration forming titular and dedicatory inscription bands and roundels, palmette scrolls, bird roundels and arabesques, fine fretwork interlace and other geometric and foliate motifs, copper pins holding the panels in, small amount of gold inlay
    33¾in. (85.6cm.) high


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    Saleroom Notice

    Please note that the estimate in the catalogue is incorrect and should read GBP 8,000-12,000.