6 October 2008,
London, South Kensington
Price realised GBP 688
Estimate GBP 400 - GBP 600
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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