LAST PIECE FROM PRIVATE COLLECTION. Silver & Copper Inlaid Qalamdan. With hinged lid lifting to reveal various compartments profusely inlaid with silver and copper.
Adorned with c ircular Calligraphy on the lid and body & detailed with Arabesques and Repetitive Patterns. 30,5 x 10,5 x 10,5 cm. Weight: 3,1 kg without packing!! The Mamluks ruled Egypt and Syria for three centuries until the Ottoman conquest of 1517. A glorious period when sultans commissioned lavish architectural projects, encouraged the production of fine.Artworks, and turned Cairo into a prosperous cosmopolitan centre. From the middle of the 19th century, this. Past was central to the artistic inspiration known as the Mamluk revival. The rediscovery of an indigenous. Legacy was used to establish a nationalistic Arab style, where the Mamluk repertoire was perceived as. As original artefacts were collected, craftsmen used techniques such as inlaid. Metalwork or enamelled glass to make modern interpretations, which they applied to traditional or European. Inspired prototypes such as furniture. The item "Islamic/ Middle Eastern, Large Stunning Mamluk Revival Qalamdan REDUCED" is in sale since Thursday, September 28, 2017. This item is in the category "Antiques\Asian/Oriental Antiques\Islamic/Middle Eastern". The seller is "grifinantiques" and is located in EU.
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