Offered by: Solomon Treasure
1050 Second Ave New York City, NY 10022 , United States Call Seller 917.686.9732


Exceptional Pair of Islamic Mamluk Revival Silver Inlaid Quran Side Tables

$ 45,000
  • Description
    An exceptional and rare pair of Islamic Mamluk Revival silver and copper inlaid Quran Koran side tables, Damascus Syria, circa 1930s
    Fully silver inlaid cairoware tables. Very decorative with Arabic calligraphy throughout. Similar ones in museums worldwide. Including the Sharjah Museum of Islamic Civilisation / Sharjah Museums Department, Sharjah, United Arab Emirates (Sharjah)
    These tables are prime examples of Mamluk revivalist works. They copy a famous Mamluk Qur’an stand at the Museum of Islamic Art in Cairo, inscribed with the name of the Mamluk Sultan al-Nasir Hasan ibn al-Nasir Muhammad ibn Qalawun (who reigned three times between 1294 and 1340), and made by Muhammad ibn Sunqur al-Baghdadi al-Sanqari.
    They are in impeccable condition. The legs are removable to adjust height and stability.
    Size: 33? high x 18? diameter.
  • More Information
    Origin: Syria
    Period: 1920-1949
    Materials: Silver, Brass, Copper
    Condition: Good.
    Creation Date: 1930
    Number of Pieces: 2-3
    Styles / Movements: Traditional, Other
    Incollect Reference #: 486038
  • Dimensions
    H. 33 in; Diam. 18 in;
    H. 83.82 cm; Diam. 45.72 cm;
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For four generations, Solomon Treasure has obtained a reputation for dealing in rare and important 18th – 19th century antiques and fine art.

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