Museum Quality Antique 18th Century Indo Persian Islamic Quran Koran Stand KURSI. Antique, 18th - early 19th century, Persian Islamic Qur'an stand (KURSI) of sycamore, overlaid with minute mosaic of coloured woods, bone and metal. Formed of two parts intersecting and hinged together, the upper part decorated on both sides with six pointed star - Seal of Solomon - Khtim Sulaymni _, the lower half carved in openwork with a palmette motif, profusely decorated with geometric motifs and is roughly painted with V pattern on the inner surface. REFERENCES: Please note that this is not a common Qur'an stand, such as most other Qur'an stands, but is of museum quality and considered as an Islamic art work. A similar stand to this one can be found on display in the world's leading museum of art and design.
Victoria and Albert Museum London England. Another similar 18th century stand is in the Collection of the. Wereldmuseum' Museum Voor Volkenkunde Rotterdam.From the Collection of the Museum of Ethnology Rotterdam. Please see the picture attached to the listing. MEASUREMENTS: (open) Overall length: 46.3 cm (18 1/4 inches). High:26 cm (10 1/4 inches) Width: 17.5 cm (6 7/8 inches).
CONDITION: Age and usage is showing, some portion of loss to the bone inlay on the bottom edge. However, the stand is in good condition considering that its age to be of 200 years. All items are guaranteed to be authentic antiques, and not reproductions.
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This item is in the category "Antiques\Asian Antiques\Middle East". The seller is "eclecticmuseum" and is located in Ontario. This item can be shipped worldwide.