• Twenty rooms: The private coll auction at Christies

    Sale 2857

    Twenty rooms: The private collection of the late Mrs Elias-Vaes

    27 - 29 April 2010, Amsterdam

  • Lot 1059

    A YOMUD SILVER AND CARNELIAN QUR'AN CASE AND PENDANT, TURKMENISTAN

    19TH CENTURY

    Price Realised  

    A YOMUD SILVER AND CARNELIAN QUR'AN CASE AND PENDANT, TURKMENISTAN
    19TH CENTURY
    THE CASE OF RECTANGULAR FORM WITH SLIDING LID, CENTRAL RAISED CARNELIAN AND STAMPED GILT CRESCENT APPLIED GILT DECORATION, A SERIES OF BELLS SUSPENDED FROM THE BOTTOM EDGE; THE PENDANT OF LOBED FORM WITH SIMILAR APPLIED DECORATION AND TWO RAISED CARNELIANS, A SERIES OF LONG CHAINS TERMINATING IN BELLS SUSPENDED BELOW; AND A BRIDE'S HEADPIECE WITH CENTRAL SILVER PLAQUE WITH SINGLE RAISED CARNELIAN AND SERIES OF CONJOINED SILVER ELEMENTS EITHER SIDE
    QUR'AN CASE 11 CM. DIAM., PENDANT 41 CM. LONG, HEADPIECE 43 CM. LONG (6)


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    PLEASE NOTE THAT THIS LOT CONTAINS 6 ITEMS AND NOT AS STATED IN THE PRINTED CATALOGUE AND E-CATALOGUE.