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A 19th Century Ottoman Silver Niello Qur'an Quran Koran Case

A 19th Century Ottoman Silver Niello Qur'an Quran Koran Case


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Directory: Antiques: Regional Art: Middle Eastern: Pre 1900: Item # 1373571

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We are pleased to be offering you today a fine and rare quality authentic Late 19th century Ottoman solid silver Qur'an Case, probably from Van, Turkey. Of rectangular form with sliding lid, beautifully hand painted niello work and engraved decoration is of a Mosque on one side and on the other side a crescent moon, flowers and stars.The case has no silver marks but has been tested and guaranteed to be solid silver and tests to be (800 purity or higher silver standard).The hanging cord attached to the two lugs on the side are not original and may have originally been a silver chain. Condition is very good but does have some minor dents scratches and wear which you would expect for a item of its age and use and we show the condition in our images. Please zoom in on the images as they are part of our condition report and description.Please contact us if you need any more images or information. Approximate Dimension Length 9.4 cm width 6.4 cm Weight 91 grams