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    Sale 12283

    Arts & Textiles of the Islamic & Indian Worlds

    21 October 2016, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 338

    AN OPENWORK AND DEEPLY CARVED WOODEN QUR'AN STAND (KURSI)

    NORTH INDIA, LATE 19TH CENTURY

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    AN OPENWORK AND DEEPLY CARVED WOODEN QUR'AN STAND (KURSI)
    NORTH INDIA, LATE 19TH CENTURY
    Of typical form, the openwork upper register with an elegant floral spray rising and spreading out of a ewer, the feet worked as elaborate lobed pointed arches with hanging palmettes, the spandrels deeply carved with tulips, vine, carnations and bunch of grapes
    25in. (6.5cm.) long, folded


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