ORIENTAL ART TIMED AUCTION APRIL 2021
Timed auction. Auction closed. Number of lots: 276.

Lot 44 - A SILK LAMPAS COVERING PANEL FORMED AS A KAFTAN, EGYPT OR TURKEY, 19TH CENTURY

Lot nr: 44
Reference: 300-1328 (€ 2.000 - € 3.000)

The kaftan of typical form, formed of panels of green silk lampas originally for use in one of the Holy
Kabaa. The crests of the chevrons are embellished with lamp motifs with circular medallions in between.
Embellished undulating bands which assume the form of a continuous chain made up of number “7”s.
Two narrow bands of alternating inscription of Quran 2 surah Al-Baqarah v.144 and Quran 3 surah Al-Imraan v.96. The two expressions, ‘Ya Mannan’ (O, the All-Bounteous) inside the upright lantern, and ‘Ya Hannan’ (O, the most-Compassionate) inside the reversed lantern are also repeated with ‘Dhu al-Jalal wa al-Ikram - Master of Majesty and Generosity’ inside the circles.
Two central bands with prominent inscription ‘Kalimaat Al-Tawhid’, ‘there is no God but Allah and Muhammad is his Prophet’.
76.2 by 96 cm at largest.



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Reference: 300-1328
Lot nr: 44
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