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Moroccan Brass Applied Silver Lapis Coral Koran Box

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Moroccan Brass Applied Silver Lapis Coral Koran Box

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.

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