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Moroccan Brass Applied Silver Lapis Coral Koran Box

Moroccan Brass Applied Silver Lapis Coral Koran Box


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Directory: Vintage Arts: Regional Art: African: Weapons: Pre 1960: Item # 1134699
Jasmine Salon and Bazaar
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Moroccan brass Koran box ca. 1960's, it has applied silver metal and bezel set stones which appear to be coral, lapis, and camel bone. There is a stylized circle design on the back. The same series of numbers is repeated on the curved lid. The brass and applied metal features profuse foliate etching. It has a braided strap, which may or may not be original. This unique box measure 4" across, 6" with the belt mount, by 6" tall, and is 1 a little over" thick and weighs 1.25 pounds.