26 April 2005
CARVED WOOD QUR'AN STAND
INDIA, 19TH CENTURY
Two folding rectangular panels, the feet as spandrels of a cusped arch with central vegetal pendant below two medallions with fleshy openwork foliage, the upper section with central cusped cartouche issuing a palmette at each corner within border of fleshy fronds and with four cornerpieces, crowned by vegetal trefoil castellation, one small split and a few chips but generally good conditon
Each panel 36in. (91½cm.) high
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