7378 Beverly Blvd Los Angeles, CA 90036 323.525.0337
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$ 19,500

19th Century Antique Syrian Mother-of-Pearl Inlay Wedding Trunk

Origin Syria
Period 19th Century
W. 57.5 in; H. 43 in; D. 22.5 in;
W. 146.05 cm; H. 109.22 cm; D. 57.15 cm;
Condition Good. Some repairs.
Description Rare antique 19th century mother-of-pearl inlaid Syrian dowry wedding chest.
Very fine intricate, detailed, stunning craftsmanship quality of Syrian Moorish artwork.
Unusual Ottoman Empire Syrian wedding trunk decorated overall with Islamic geometric patterns of intricate mother-of-pearl inlay.
In the Middle East parents give a dowry chest inlaid with mother-of-pearl to each of their daughters as a wedding gift full of household linen.
More the chest is big and elaborate, more it showed up the family wealth.
Storage inside space is 53" x 21" x 20".
Styles / Movements Bohemian, Middle Eastern, Moorish
Dealer Reference Number 111115
Incollect Reference Number 196886
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