Islamic Art Auction - June 4 - 2020
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Lot 230 - A LARGE ISLAMIC SILVER AND COPPER INLAID LAMP, SYRIA, DAMASCUS, 19TH CENTURY

Lot nr: 230
Reference: 300-672 (€ 3.000 - € 5.000)

A Syrian Al sarraf silver and copper lamp supported on a large stand.
The lamp and the lamp shades decorated with roundels enclosing six pointed star, Seal of Solomon, scrolling foliage and Arabic inscriptions.
A large base consisting of different parts, with circular spreading foot and two conical shaped sections decorated with pieced medallions, two copper inlaid roundels containing a silver inlaid six pointed star, Seal of Solomon, Katim Sulymni, further stylised with a band containing cartouches enclosing Arabic inscriptions ‘The king supporter of the religion and the life” and Arabic poems.
A middle long cylindrical stem decorated with cartouches on a pieced ground enclosing Arabic inscriptions in thuluth script amongst a dense design of flower scrolls and foliage. The upper part shaped as a vase and a bowl with inscriptions of proverb and hikamhas about honesty and truthfulness.
216 cm. height.

CATALOGUE NOTE
Hikmah or Hikmat, literally 'wisdom is a concept in islamic philosophy and law'.

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Reference: 300-672
Lot nr: 230
Estimate: € 3.000 - € 5.000
Starting bid: € 3.000
Auction start time: 4 June 2020 10:00 am GMT+2
Phone and written bids accepted till: 4 June 2020 09:00 am GMT+2




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