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    Sale 5334

    Islamic Works of Art & Textiles

    6 October 2008, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 199

    A PAIR OF HAMAM SHOES AND A CAIROWARE JARDINERE AND SILVER INLAID BOX, EGYPT OR SYRIA, 19TH CENTURY

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    A PAIR OF HAMAM SHOES AND A CAIROWARE JARDINERE AND SILVER INLAID BOX, EGYPT OR SYRIA, 19TH CENTURY
    The shoes wood with pearl inlay and etched floral designs, the jardinere with calligraphic cartouches on a ground of interlacing arabesque with a pierced band of inscription around rim, the box brass with silver and copper inlaid strapwork to lid and sides and inscription to front - shoes 10in (25.3cm) long (4) (3)


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