• Indian & Islamic Works of Art  auction at Christies

    Sale 5836

    Indian & Islamic Works of Art & Textiles

    9 October 2009, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 69

    A FINE SILVER INLAID CAIROWARE CHEST, EGYPT OR SYRIA, 19TH CENTURY

    Price Realised  

    A FINE SILVER INLAID CAIROWARE CHEST, EGYPT OR SYRIA, 19TH CENTURY
    On four feet with raised lid, inlaid to sides and top with copper roundels and dense scrolling arabesque and interlacing geometric designs, a band of animated pseudo-kufic running around edge of lid - 10 x 8in x 7 1/2in (d)


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