09 mars 2014

White jade Qur’an box from the Mughal Empire, India, 18th Century

White jade Qur’an box from the Mughal Empire, India, 18th Century. Photo courtesy Auctionata. Miniature Qur’an box with finely works flower ornaments. Elegant carving. Fine polish and oily surface. Octagonal form. Floral decor. Diameter: 4 cm. Good state of preservation. The Qur’an box is in a good state of preservation according to its age. There are minor chips along the edges. The jade has a shiny and slightly oily surface – a sign of authenticity – which brings to bear the exceptional polish of the stone. Estimate... [Lire la suite]
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