Large ISLAMIC Inlaid Quran Stand 19th cent MOP Bone

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  • Item Category: Ethnic, Folk & Native American Art
  • Source: eBay
  • Sold Date: Nov 15, 2010
  • Channel: Auction House
This is a beautiful Turkish Quaran stand is made of ornately carved and inlaid wood Possibly made in Syria, these decorative stands were used in wealthy Ottoman Turkish homes and they were prized in this country in the 1890's as additions to the "Turkish Corner" in stylish parlors or entries. This one measures 41 1/2" tall when folded. It is 11 1/2" wide and 1 1/2" thick, also when folded. The condition is very good, with only minor losses to the inlay,and slight varnish wear.Please see photos - additional photos on request. Please note: I ship only in the US.......