Antique Islamic Koran Table Quran Mamluk coffee Copper Pierced Brass Inlay silver. We strive to give best 5 star service in all aspects of sale. Antique Quran/Koran Islamic Pierced Copper Silver inlaid Table. An antique end of 19th Century Copper and Pierced Brass inlaid in Silver Koran Table. Made in traditional Damascene work of silver and copper inlay.
This table is done in pierced brass decorative Technique that requires hundreds of hours of work. Each hole is specifically pierced by hand with a piercing tool to produce a mesh with thousands of little holes of which light can pass through and in darkness have the table illuminated by candle light from within. Such Tables due to their elaborated design and exhausting hours of required work have been made in relatively small amounts and are considered of the most praised and searched for Islamic Cairoware/Damascene inlay work. In the 19th and early 20th Century, when such Items where made, was a time of revival of the old Mameluke style. Metal smiths and artists worked to resurrect the Mameluke style.
Both in Europe and among the Muslims grew an interest in such craftsmanship. The craftsmen inlaid softer metals such as silver and gold , into harder metals commonly copper and Brass but also into coarser metals.
Such items exemplify the Mameluke revival period, taking ordinary metal and inlaying it to create an impressive and high-status item. This piece is in good condition for it's age , Silver inlay is lightly thinned in certain side parts but altogether well preserved.
Table stands solid and side parts of the octagon are all holding well with no cracks , pressure marks dings or bends. Upper part with no bends or pressed areas and in good material condition.
Some nits (round screw heads along sides of table) are missing. One of the lower base leg has a small bend. Occasional pealing of hammered inlaid copper threads.Table can also be cleaned to a shinier copper bronze hue. Provenance - South of Turkey Jewish Metal-smiths > Israel > Private Hands > Inheritance sale/Antique Dealers. Please see photos offered for visual information and condition valuation. Use the super-size feature on Scan/photo to see details. For more items in your preferred category. (except excluded countries -see details below). Expedited with multi-location tracking system. Items are actual items shown in photo/scan (unless mentioned differently in description). The subject line describes partly the item but can not include all details and therefore customer is strongly requested to read the detailed "Description - Item information" that is offered in the body of listing. Algeria, Chad, Cote d Ivoire (Ivory Coast), Libya, Niger, Angola, Syria, Nigeria, Afghanistan, Iran, Iraq, Kuwait, Lebanon, Oman, Pakistan, Qatar, Bahrain, Yemen, Saudi Arabia, United Arab Emirates.
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The seller is "smigallery" and is located in Tel Aviv. This item can be shipped worldwide.