Our client's fine plaque with mirror depicting a beautiful portal to a mosque or mihrab (prayer portal) is crafted from painted and gilt gesso (or plaster) and mounted in wooden frame with Islamic poetry from the Koran inlaid on four sides within geometric parquetry that includes inlaid ebony, plus bone at the edge. Likely based on one of the portals to the Alhambra.Similar in style and quality to the works of D. Rafael Contreras (1824 - 1890) of Grenada, Spain. Our client has this item for sale in their New York gallery. This item is in the category "Antiques\Asian Antiques\Middle East".
The seller is "vintage_views_consignment_and_consulting" and is located in this country: US. This item can be shipped worldwide.