The photographs do not do justice to the rich colour and detail on this box! This one listed here has much more intricate inlay, it is wider, older and has the original key! The inscription on the top is the famous. " wa La Ghalib il Allah "." There is no Victory except from Allah ". This inscription is found all the way around the Alhambra Palace in Spain and also on the coat of arms/flag of the Nasrid Dynasty c1300 c1500. This delightful work of art has an interior that has been lined with soft velvet!
Please note that this box is in overall wonderful condition and it is a delightful work of art. It can be used to store jewellery, pens/pencils or trinkets such as cufflinks or earrings. There is some wear, some small pieces of inlay missing but this is expected with this type of antique. Length 215mm x Width140mm x Height 75mm. Please see our website for unique, rare and ancient Islamic coins, antiquities and antiques.Gifts suitable for all occasions! TERMS & CONDITIONS OF SALE. Cheques only acceptable from UK Banks in sterling. Please DO NOT leave your questions until the last couple of hours of the listing!
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Therefore this tile is 240mm x 100mm x 15mm. The item "Beautiful Islamic Spain Andalusia jewellery BOX Alhambra Inscription Kufic Arab" is in sale since Thursday, March 29, 2018. This item is in the category "Antiques\Asian/Oriental Antiques\Islamic/Middle Eastern".The seller is "islamiqueantiques_dot_com" and is located in Bradford. This item can be shipped worldwide.