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IS-002 IS-002-A 19th Century, large brass vessel with very fine engraving in Arabesque design incorporating Khartooshes with Arabic scripts, Damascus, Syria.  Size: W 22" x H 19" x Top 17" (55cm X 47.5cm X 42.5cm). Islamic engraved brass vessel
A 19th Century, large brass vessel with very fine engraving in Arabesque design incorporating Khartooshes with Arabic scripts, Damascus, Syria.  Size: W 22" x H 19" x Top 17" (55cm X 47.5cm X 42.5cm).
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IS-003-Early 19th Century Ottoman or Moorish flint lock rifle decorated with silver, black enamel and ruby glass. C1820s-30s. 60" Long.
IS-003 Early 19th Century Ottoman or Moorish flint lock rifle  decorated with silver, black enamel and ruby glass. C1820s-30s. 60" Long. Inquire
IS-009 IS-009-Late 18th / Early 19th Century Wooden shoes (Kibkab) with  silver wire inlay,  9" Long. Late 18th / Early 19th Century Wooden shoes (Kibkab) with  silver wire inlay,  9" Long.  Inquire
IS-010 IS-010-A 19th Century Persian Khattam-Kari box, inlaid with brass, wood & bone.W: 11" x D: 7" x H: 7". A 19th Century Persian Khattam-Kari box, inlaid with brass, wood & bone.W: 11" x D: 7" x H: 7". SOLD
IS-013 IS-013-Pair of vases, Brass with silver inlay, Dmascus, Syria. Circa 1890-1910, H: 9" Pair of vases, Brass with silver inlay, Damascus, Syria. Circa 1890-1910,  H: 9" SOLD
IS-016 IS-016-19th Century Indian bronze quill case \ Inkwell, 12.5" Long x 6" H. 19th Century Indian bronze quill case \ Inkwell,  12.5" Long x 6" H. SOLD
IS-018 IS-018-A brass Inkwell "Qalamdan" with fine engraving, Persian, Early 20th Century. 8" Long A brass Inkwell "Qalamdan" with fine engraving, Persian, Early 20th Century. 8" Long SOLD
IS-019 IS-019-Ottoman, Turkish brass and silver Inkwell "Qalamdan", 19th Century, 9" Long Ottoman, Turkish brass and silver Inkwell "Qalamdan", 19th Century, 9" Long Inquire
IS-022 Ottoman Quran Box, A 19th Century Islamic , Ottoman Empire Embroidered box, Metallic silver thread on blue velvet background.,W: 8" x D: 4.5" x H: 3.75"

Ottoman Quran Box

 A 19th Century Islamic , Ottoman Empire Embroidered box, Metallic silver thread on blue velvet background.,W: 8" x D: 4.5" x H: 3.75"
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IS-023 A Persian silver lidded decanter with fine engraving of vine motif Iran C1920s. H: 11.5" x W: 5.5"  A Persian silver lidded decanter with fine engraving of vine motif  Iran C1920s.  H: 11.5" x W: 5.5" Inquire
IS-024 A large pair of brass and silver inlay syrian vases, Damascus, Syria. C1920s. H: 15" x W: 7".  A large pair of brass and silver inlay Syrian vases, Damascus, Syria. C1920s. H: 15" x W: 7". SOLD
IS-026 Late 19th Century Coptic Screen, Carved Mahogany, Turned Mahogany (Mashrabiah) and Ivory inlay. Probably Egyptian. Late 19th Century Coptic Screen, Carved Mahogany, Turned Mahogany (Mashrabiah) and Ivory inlay. Probably Egyptian. Inquire
IS-030 A bronze and silver inlay Betel Nut Box, Moro-Philippine C19th Century, W: 8" H: 4" D: 3.75". A bronze and silver inlay Betel Nut Box, Moro-Philippine  C19th Century, W: 8" H: 4" D: 3.75". Inquire
IS-031 A 19th /early 20th Century silver Omani Dagger. A 19th /early 20th Century silver Omani Dagger. SOLD
IS-035 An Enameled copper (Mina) pot Damascus, Syria. Late 18th / Early 19th Century. H: 6" x Dia: 10" (15cm x 25cm) , Enamel loss in some areas, also drilled at the bottom rim for lamp wiring at some point. An Enameled copper (Mina) pot Damascus, Syria. Late 18th / Early 19th Century. H: 6" x Dia: 10" (15cm x 25cm) , Enamel loss in some areas, also drilled at the bottom rim  for lamp wiring at some point. SOLD
IS-036 Large Enamel on Copper Plate/ Panel /Tile with Quranic verse, Damascus, 20th Century. 20 1/2" X 20 1/2". Large Enamel on Copper Plate/ Panel /Tile with Quranic verse, Damascus,  20th Century. 20 1/2" X 20 1/2". Inquire
IS-037 A semi-pair of enameled copper panels originally from folding screen. Damascus, Syria. 19th /20th Century. Each 13.3/4" x 9" (34.4cm x 22.5cm) A semi-pair of enameled copper panels originally from  folding screen. Damascus, Syria. 19th /20th Century. Each 13.3/4" x 9" (34.4cm x 22.5cm) SOLD
Early 19th Century Islamic Flintlock Rifle C1810-1830, Octagonal "Damascus Steel" barrel tapered and flared, clear "water marks" with engraving and silver & Gold inlay with Islamic Arabesque motif, Walnut stock with engraved brass ornamentations and butt plate.
IS-038 Early 19th Century  Islamic Flintlock Rifle C1810-1830, Octagonal "Damascus Steel" barrel tapered and flared, clear "water marks" with engraving and silver & Gold inlay with Islamic Arabesque motif, Walnut stock with engraved brass ornamentations and butt plate.
Measurements: L: 64.5"  x W:  8" at the widest (161.25cm X 20cm). 
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IS-040 An Islamic, Ottoman Empire Scribe's Chest with Horn, Tortoiseshell and Mother-Of-Pearl Inlay, Turkey, 18th Century. Of rectangular form on bracketed feet with hinged beveled lid, the lid, front, sides and back are inlaid with horn, mother-of-pearl and tortoiseshell, the interior lined with red velvet,(probably later), all inlay is perfect and stable, overall in excellent original condition with no sign of any major restoration. An Islamic, Ottoman Empire Scribe's Chest with Horn, Tortoiseshell and  Mother-Of-Pearl  Inlay, Turkey,  18th Century. Of rectangular form on bracketed feet with hinged beveled lid, the lid,  front,  sides and back are inlaid with  horn, mother-of-pearl and tortoiseshell, the interior lined with red velvet,(probably later), all inlay is perfect and stable, overall in excellent original condition with no sign of any major restoration.
Measurements: W: 18.5" x H: 12" x D: 10.75" ( W: 46.25cm , H: 30cm, D: 26.8cm)
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IS-042 A Silk Satin robe with silver thread embroidery, probably Morocco, Early 20th Century. Salmon color. A Silk Satin robe with silver thread embroidery, probably Morocco, Early 20th Century. Salmon color.
Measurements on the  last  image.
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IS-043 A bronze Pandan box, India 18th Century comprising of 5 lidded compatments topped with peacocks. Size: Diameter 4" x H 3.75" (10cm X 9cm). Missing one leg and one bird. A bronze Pandan box, India 18th Century comprising of 5 lidded compartments topped with peacocks. Size: Diameter 4" x H 3.75" (10cm X 9cm). Missing one leg and one bird. Inquire
IS-044 A 19th Century engraved and silver inlaid brass tray. Damascus, Syria. Dia: 14" A 19th Century engraved and silver inlaid brass tray. Damascus, Syria. Dia: 14" Inquire
IS-045 A pair of late 19th early 20th Century, brass Tulip Vases with silver and copper inlay, Damascus, Syria. H: 12.5" (31cm) A pair of late 19th early 20th Century, brass Tulip Vases with silver and copper inlay, Damascus, Syria. H: 12.5" (31cm).A pair of late 19th early 20th Century, brass Tulip Vases with silver and copper inlay, Damascus, Syria. H: 12.5" (31cm).A pair of late 19th early 20th Century, brass Tulip Vases with silver and copper inlay, Damascus, Syria. H: 12.5" (31cm).A pair of late 19th early 20th Century, brass Tulip Vases with silver and copper inlay, Damascus, Syria. H: 12.5" (31cm). SOLD
IS-046 Late 18th / Early 19th Century Wooden shoes (Kibkab) with very intricate mother of pearl inlay, Probably Ottoman or Gujarat India, L: 9" x H: 3" x W: 3.5" (22.5cm x 7.5cm x 8.75cm) Loss to inlay in several places) Late 18th / Early 19th Century Wooden shoes (Kibkab) with very intricate mother of pearl inlay, Probably Ottoman or Gujarat India, L: 9" x H: 3" x W: 3.5" (22.5cm x 7.5cm x 8.75cm) Loss to inlay in several places). SOLD
IS-048 A Hispano-Moresque Pottery plate, Islamic Motif of a marching bird, Copper luster on natural clay color background. (Spain C1890-1900 ), Diameter: 12.5".   A Hispano-Moresque Pottery plate, Islamic Motif of a marching bird, Copper luster on natural clay color background. (Spain C1890-1900 ), Diameter: 12.5". Inquire
IS-050 A pair of Persian Qajar Doors, Carved and Polychrome painted with stained (colored) glass panels and mirrored glass inlay. Iran, early-mid 19th Century. A pair of  Persian Qajar Doors,  Carved and Polychrome painted with stained (colored) glass panels and mirrored glass inlay. Iran, early-mid 19th Century.
Measurements: 15" wide X 71" tall + hinging dowels. (37.5cm X 177.5cm).
Condition: loss to the left side lower part and miner other loss and old repairs in other parts. Provenance.
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IS-054 An Enameled copper (Mina) Vase, Damascus, Syria. 19th / 20th Century. H 13" x Dia: 7" (32.5cm x 17.5cm) An Enameled copper (Mina) Vase, Damascus, Syria. 19th / 20th Century. H 13" x Dia: 7" (32.5cm x 17.5cm). SOLD
IS-057 An Enameled copper (Mina) vessel With Arabic script, Damascus, Syria. Late 18th / Early 19th Century. H: 7" x Dia: 7.5" (17.5cm x 18.75cm) . Enamel loss in some areas. An Enameled copper (Mina) vessel With Arabic script, Damascus, Syria. Late 18th / Early 19th Century. H: 7" x Dia: 7.5" (17.5cm x 18.75cm) . Enamel loss in some areas. SOLD
IS-058 An Enameled copper (Mina) pot, Damascus, Syria. Late 18th / Early 19th Century. H: 3.5" x Dia: 6.5" An Enameled copper (Mina) pot, Damascus, Syria. Late 18th / Early 19th Century. H: 3.5" x Dia: 6.5" SOLD
IS-060 19th Century engraved brass Vase , Damascus, Syria. H: 12" (30cm). 19th Century engraved brass Vase , Damascus, Syria. H: 12" (30cm). SOLD
IS-061 Judaica, 19th \ 20th Century Persian \ Jewish brass Astrolabe with engraved inscriptions in Hebrew on all parts, 5" X 6" Judaica, 19th \ 20th Century Persian \ Jewish brass Astrolabe with engraved inscriptions in Hebrew on all parts,  5" X 6". Inquire
IS-063 Ottoman Empire Slide-top Scribes box inlaid with mother of pearl, Syria, 19th Century. W: 19" x D: 10.5" x H: 9.5" (47.5cm x 26.25cm x 23.75cm) Ottoman Empire Slide-top Scribes box inlaid with mother of pearl, Syria, 19th Century. W: 19" x D: 10.5" x H: 9.5"  (47.5cm x 26.25cm x 23.75cm). SOLD
IS-065 Syrian copper footed platter with silver inlay, 20th Century. Dia: 13.5" x H: 3". Syrian copper footed platter with silver inlay, 20th Century. Dia: 13.5" x H: 3". Inquire
IS0071 Mid 20th Century, very large copper tray with heavy "Reesh" (Feather) style silver inlay in Arabesque motif and  interlaced Arabic script. Damascus, Syria. C1950s, Diameter: 35" (87.5cm),The Arabic poem writing reads:,"الجوهر في الناس لا في الحجر     والنور في القلب لا في البصر","The jewel is in people not in stones  and The light is in the heart not in the sight" Mid 20th Century, very large copper tray with heavy "Reesh" (Feather) style silver inlay in Arabesque motif and  interlaced Arabic script. Damascus, Syria. C1950s, Diameter: 35" (87.5cm)
The Arabic poem writing reads:
"الجوهر في الناس لا في الحجر     والنور في القلب لا في البصر"
"The jewel is in people not in stones  and The light is in the heart not in the sight"  
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IS072 Mid 20th Century, large Brass tray with heavy "Reesh" (Feather) style silver inlay in Arabesque motif with animals. Damascus, Syria. C1950s, Diameter: 26.5" (66cm). Mid 20th Century, large Brass tray with heavy "Reesh" (Feather) style silver inlay in Arabesque motif with animals. Damascus, Syria. C1950s.
Diameter: 26.5" (66cm).
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IS074 Late 19th Century Ottoman Empire Seal \ Scribes \ Inkwell Box, Damascus, Syria.  From the period of Sultan Abd Alhamid II "Abdul Hamid II" (1876 - 1909). Brass with silver and copper inlay in Arabesque motif and Arabic scripts in Cartouches on the top and 4 sides with the Quranic verse reading:,",بِسْمِ اللَّهِ الرَّحْمَٰنِ الرَّحِيمِ,إِنْ يَنْصُرْكُمُ اللَّهُ فَلا غَالِبَ لَكُمْ وَإِنْ يَخْذُلْكُمْ فَمَنْ ذَا الَّذِي يَنْصُرُكُمْ مِنْ بَعْدِهِ,صدق اللَّهُ العظيم,",and the Star & Crescent on the outside.  The inside is devided into sections or wells, a large one, a smaller one and 2  inkwells, Large Cartouche on the inside of the cover inscribed:,"السلطان الملك عبد الحميد المجيد الثاني", " Alsultan Almalek Abd Alhamid Almajeed Althany" ending with the symbol of the Ottoman Empire (Star & Crescent).,Measurements: W: 12"  x D: 5" x H: 4",(30cm x 12cm x 10cm).,The box is of exceptional quality of craftsmanship, in excellent original condition and gauranteed of the period above.

Late 19th Century Ottoman Empire Seal \ Scribes \ Inkwell Box, Damascus, Syria.  From the period of Sultan Abd Alhamid II "Abdul Hamid II" (1876 - 1909). Brass with silver and copper inlay in Arabesque motif and Arabic scripts in Cartouches on the top and 4 sides with the Quranic verse reading:,",بِسْمِ اللَّهِ الرَّحْمَٰنِ الرَّحِيمِ,إِنْ يَنْصُرْكُمُ اللَّهُ فَلا غَالِبَ لَكُمْ وَإِنْ يَخْذُلْكُمْ فَمَنْ ذَا الَّذِي يَنْصُرُكُمْ مِنْ بَعْدِهِ,صدق اللَّهُ العظيم,",and the Star & Crescent on the outside.  The inside is devided into sections or wells, a large one, a smaller one and 2  inkwells, Large Cartouche on the inside of the cover inscribed:,"السلطان الملك عبد الحميد المجيد الثاني", " Alsultan Almalek Abd Alhamid Almajeed Althany" ending with the symbol of the Ottoman Empire (Star & Crescent).,Measurements: W: 12"  x D: 5" x H: 4",(30cm x 12cm x 10cm).,The box is of exceptional quality of craftsmanship, in excellent original condition and gauranteed of the period above.
Late 19th Century Ottoman Empire Seal \ Scribes \ Inkwell Box, Damascus, Syria.  From the period of Sultan Abd Alhamid II "Abdul Hamid II" (1876 - 1909). Brass with silver and copper inlay in Arabesque motif and Arabic scripts in Cartouches on the top and 4 sides with the Quranic verse reading:
"
بِسْمِ اللَّهِ الرَّحْمَٰنِ الرَّحِيمِ
إِنْ يَنْصُرْكُمُ اللَّهُ فَلا غَالِبَ لَكُمْ وَإِنْ يَخْذُلْكُمْ فَمَنْ ذَا الَّذِي يَنْصُرُكُمْ مِنْ بَعْدِهِ
صدق اللَّهُ العظيم
"
and the Star & Crescent on the outside.  The inside is divided into sections or wells, a large one, a smaller one and 2  inkwells, Large Cartouche on the inside of the cover inscribed:
"السلطان الملك عبد الحميد المجيد الثاني"
 " Alsultan Almalek Abd Alhamid Almajeed Althany" ending with the symbol of the Ottoman Empire (Star & Crescent).
Measurements: W: 12"  x D: 5" x H: 4"
(30cm x 12cm x 10cm).
The box is of exceptional quality of craftsmanship, in excellent original condition and guaranteed of the period above.
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18th \ 19th Century Islamic Ottoman Empire, Turkish Kilij \ Sword \ Saber \Scimitar, Single edged tooled and grooved steel blade with some silver inlay, the hilt is made of Horn ending in a large ball form pommel, the cross guards are made of tooled brass, the Sheath \ Scabbard is wood, bronze, brass and leather. Overall length: 36" (90cm).
IS075 18th \ 19th Century Islamic Ottoman Empire, Turkish Kilij \ Sword \ Saber \Scimitar, Single edged tooled and grooved steel blade with some silver inlay, the hilt is made of Horn ending in a large ball form pommel, the cross guards are made of tooled brass, the Sheath \ Scabbard is wood, bronze, brass and leather. Overall length: 36" (90cm). SOLD
18th \ 19th Century Ottoman Yatagan , steel blade with silver inlay, gilt silver and horn hilt, The Sheath is wood, brass and leather.  Overall length 30" (75cm).
IS076 18th \ 19th Century Ottoman Yatagan , steel blade with silver inlay, gilt silver and horn hilt, The Sheath is wood, brass and leather.  Overall length 30" (75cm). Inquire
IS077 19th \ 20th Century Persian gun powder flask \ powder horn. Engraved bronze and tooled steel. In good working order. Overall length: 10.5" (26cm). 19th \ 20th Century Persian gun powder flask \ powder horn. Engraved bronze and tooled steel. In good working order. Overall length: 10.5" (26cm). Inquire
IS078 19th Century Ottoman Empire Turkish sword \ Saber, Damascus steel blade with gold inlay of a Quranic verse and Cartouches of Arabesque motif, The hilt is steel and horn with star motif inlays, the cross guards are steel. Overall length: 38" (95cm). No scabbard. 19th Century Ottoman Empire Turkish sword \ Saber, Damascus steel blade with gold inlay of a Quranic verse and Cartouches of Arabesque motif, The hilt is steel and horn with star motif inlays, the cross guards are steel. Overall length: 38" (95cm). No scabbard.
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IS079 Persian Qajar Laquere painted and gold decorated Papier Mache Pen Box \ Qalamdan, Early 20th Century. 9.5" x 2" x 1.5" Persian Qajar lacquer painted and gold decorated Papier Mache Pen Box \ Qalamdan, Early 20th Century. 9.5" x 2" x 1.5" SOLD
IS080 Large Islamic Mamluk Revival hanging Mosque Lamp, Ottoman Empire, Damascus, Syria late 19th Century. Dome shaped upper part with flared top openning, lower part with 8 oil-lamp opennings around a graduated vase shaped bottom ending with a cast finial, all suspended by 3 handmade chains decorated with ornements and brass balls. Superb quality of craftsmanship, all around pierced and finely engraved brass with heavy silver and copper inlay in Arabesque motif and Cartouches with writing in Arabic script.,Mesurements: Lamp H: 28" x Diameter:16" (70cm x 40cm), Total Height with Chains: 49" (122cm). ,Condition: overall excellent condition, Glass oil bulbs are missing, 5 western electrical sockets with electrical wiring were added at some point in the mid 20th Century to the inside for illumination. Large Islamic Mamluk Revival hanging Mosque Lamp, Ottoman Empire, Damascus, Syria late 19th Century. Dome shaped upper part with flared top opening, lower part with 8 oil-lamp  openings around a graduated vase shaped bottom ending with a cast finial, all suspended by 3 handmade chains decorated with ornaments and brass balls. Superb quality of craftsmanship, all around pierced and finely engraved brass with heavy silver and copper inlay in Arabesque motif and Cartouches with writing in Arabic script.
Measurements:  Lamp H: 28" x Diameter:16" (70cm x 40cm), Total Height with Chains: 49" (122cm).  
Condition: overall excellent condition, Glass oil bulbs are missing, 5 western electrical sockets with electrical wiring were added at some point in the mid 20th Century to the inside for illumination.
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IS081 Ottoman Empire Turkish picture frame inlaid with Tortoise shell,  Ivory and Mother of pearl. 7.75" x 5.75" (19.5cm x 14.5cm). Ottoman Empire Turkish picture frame inlaid with Tortoise shell,  Ivory and Mother of pearl. 7.75" x 5.75" (19.5cm x 14.5cm). SOLD
IS082 Early 20th Century Egyptian box, domed hexagonal shape, copper and brass studded and inlaid with silver and copper in Arabesque motif and Arabic script writing.  Diameter: 9" x H: 7" Early 20th Century Egyptian box, domed hexagonal shape, copper and brass studded and inlaid with silver and copper in Arabesque motif and Arabic script writing.  Diameter: 9" x H: 7" SOLD
IS083 Very rare, 17th \18th Century Indo-Persian Calligrapher \ Scribes box. Teak wood banded and studded with hand forged and finely tooled iron studs all over, the hinges, closure latch, handles an rings are all hand forged and tooled iron. The interior is divided into several compartments  and inlaid with ivory, the inside of the lid is very finely and intricately gilt and polychrome painted in vegetation motif. Size: W: 15" x D: 6" x H: 5.5" (38cm x 15cm x 14cm).

Very rare, 17th \18th Century Indo-Persian Calligrapher \ Scribes box. Teak wood banded and studded with hand forged and finely tooled iron studs all over, the hinges, closure latch, handles an rings are all hand forged and tooled iron. The interior is divided into several compartments  and inlaid with ivory, the inside of the lid is very finely and intricately gilt and polychrome painted in vegetation motif. Size: W: 15" x D: 6" x H: 5.5" (38cm x 15cm x 14cm).
Very rare, 17th \18th Century Indo-Persian Calligrapher \ Scribes box. Teak wood banded and studded with hand forged and finely tooled iron studs all over, the hinges, closure latch, handles an rings are all hand forged and tooled iron. The interior is divided with several compartments  and inlaid with ivory, the inside of the lid is very finely and intricately gilt and polychrome painted in vegetation motif.
Size: W: 15" x D: 6" x H: 5.5" (38cm x 15cm x 14cm).
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IS073 Verylarge 19th Century Arabic tinned copper tray, 50" Diameter (125cm). Very large 19th Century Arabic tinned copper tray, 50" Diameter (125cm). SOLD
IS-001 18th \ 19th Century Islamic Enameled copper mosque candle lamp, Damascus, Syria. Diameter: 12" x Height without chains: 21", Total height: 36". 18th Century Mosque lamp
18th \ 19th Century Islamic Enameled copper mosque candle lamp, Damascus, Syria. Diameter: 12" x Height without chains: 21", Total height: 36".
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IS-011 IS-011-An Enameled copper (Mina) Mosque lamp, Damascus, Syria. 19th Century. H: 13.5' x Dia: 9" (33.75cm x 22.5cm) (size without the chains), Glass lamps are missing. An Enameled copper (Mina)  Mosque lamp, Damascus, Syria. 19th Century. H: 13.5' x Dia: 9" (33.75cm x 22.5cm) (size without the chains), Glass lamps are missing. SOLD
IS-047 A Syrian, Brass with silver inlay in the "Reesh" (Feather) style, Damascus, C1960s, The work of Nusairy workshop. 23" Diameter X 1" H. A Syrian, Brass with silver inlay in the "Reesh" (Feather) style, Damascus, C1960s, The work of Nusairy workshop.  23" Diameter X 1" H. SOLD
IS-051 19th Century silver inlaid vessel , Damascus, Syria. H: 5" x Diameter: 9". 19th Century silver inlaid vessel , Damascus, Syria. H: 5" x Diameter: 9". SOLD
IS-052 A pair of 19th Century engraved brass and silver inlaid vessels , Damascus, Syria. H: 4" x diameter: 5". A pair of 19th Century engraved brass and silver inlaid vessels , Damascus, Syria. H: 4"  x diameter: 5". SOLD
IS-070 A 19th Century Syrian table, walnut with mother of pearl, metal and bone inlay. Top diameter: 28" x H: 30". A 19th Century Syrian table, walnut with mother of pearl, metal and bone inlay. Top diameter: 28" x H: 30". SOLD
IS-004 IS-004-Mid 20th Century, large copper tray with heavy silver inlay in Arabesque motif and interlaced Arabic script. Damascus, Syria. Diameter: 29" Mid 20th Century, large copper tray with heavy silver inlay in Arabesque motif and  interlaced Arabic script. Damascus, Syria. Diameter: 29" SOLD
IS-005 IS-005-A brass quill case \ Inkwell "Qalamdan" with silver & copper inlay, Damascus, Syria. Early 20th Century. 9.5" Long. A brass quill case \  Inkwell "Qalamdan" with silver & copper inlay, Damascus, Syria. Early 20th Century. 9.5" Long. SOLD
IS-006 IS-006-A brass Inkwell \ quill case "Qalamdan" with very fine engraving, Damascus, Syria. Early 20th Century. 8" Long. A brass Inkwell \ quill case "Qalamdan" with very fine engraving, Damascus, Syria. Early 20th Century. 8" Long. SOLD
IS-007 IS-007-Late 19th Early 20th Century wooden Bath Shoes with mother of pearl inlay. Syria. 9.5" Long. Late 19th  Early 20th Century wooden Bath Shoes with mother of pearl inlay. Syria. 9.5" Long. SOLD
IS-008 IS-008-Footed Brass plate heavily inlaid with silver and copper in an interlaced Arabic calligraphy of a poem Damascus, Syria. Mid 20th Century. Diameter: 14". Footed Brass plate heavily inlaid with silver and copper in an interlaced Arabic calligraphy of a poem Damascus, Syria. Mid 20th Century. Diameter: 14". SOLD
IS-012 IS-012-A small pierced brass Mosque Lamp, 19th Century. A small pierced brass Mosque Lamp, 19th Century.
H: 7.5" x W: 5" (without chains)
SOLD
IS-014 IS-014-A brass Inkwell "Qalamdan" with fine engraving, Persian, Early 20th Century. 10" Long A brass Inkwell "Qalamdan" with fine engraving, Persian, Early 20th Century. 10" Long SOLD
IS-015 IS-015-19th Century Persian brass inkwell "Qalamdan". 7.5" Long 19th Century Persian brass inkwell "Qalamdan". 7.5" Long SOLD
IS-017 IS-017-Early 20th Century Brass Turkish Inkwell "Qalamdan", 9" long. Early 20th Century Brass Turkish Inkwell "Qalamdan", 9" long. SOLD
IS-020 IS-020-A brass Inkwell "Qalamdan" with fine engraving, Persian, Early 20th Century. 9" Long A brass Inkwell "Qalamdan" with fine engraving, Persian, Early 20th Century. 9" Long SOLD
IS-021 19th \ 20th Century Persian,  pierced and engraved silver Scribe's Box \ Inkwell with Carnelian or Sard stone inlaid and engraved with a poem in Farsi. 19th \ 20th Century Persian,  pierced and engraved silver Scribe's Box \ Inkwell with Carnelian or Sard stone inlaid and engraved with a poem in Farsi.
 W: 8 1/4" x D: 2 3/8" x H: 2 1/2"
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IS-025 A 19th Century Syrian settee, carved walnut inlaid with mother of pearl A 19th Century Syrian settee, carved walnut inlaid with mother of pearl. SOLD
IS-027 A Large 18th Century Solid Walnut with Mother-of-Pearl and Silver Wire inlay Marriage\ Blanket Chest Later converted to a Drop Front Chest, Damascus, Syria. W: 60" H: 43" D: 24". A Large 18th Century Solid Walnut with Mother-of-Pearl and Silver Wire inlay Marriage\ Blanket Chest Later converted to a Drop Front Chest, Damascus, Syria. W: 60" H: 43" D: 24". SOLD
IS-028 A pair 18th Century Islamic Pierced and Silver inlaid brass decorative Urns/ Vases with Arabic Inscription and geometric designs all around, H: 27" X W: 13" At the widest points. A pair 18th Century Islamic Pierced and Silver inlaid brass decorative Urns/ Vases with Arabic Inscription and geometric designs all around, H: 27" X W: 13" At the widest points. SOLD
IS-029 A 19th Century pierced brass with silver inlay hanging Incense Burner. Damascus, Syria. Very rare. A 19th Century  pierced brass with silver inlay hanging  Incense Burner. Damascus, Syria. Very rare. SOLD
IS-032 A 19th Century Persian \ Jewish brass Astrolabe with engraved inscriptions in Hebrew on all parts . 5" X 3.75 A 19th Century Persian \ Jewish brass Astrolabe with engraved inscriptions in Hebrew on all parts .  5" X 3.75 SOLD
IS-033 An enamel (mina) on copper pot with Hebrew inscriptions, Damascus, Syria 18th\19th Century, H: 6.5" ,Diameter 8" at the widest point. An enamel (mina) on copper pot with Hebrew  inscriptions, Damascus, Syria 18th\19th Century, H: 6.5" ,Diameter 8" at the widest point. SOLD
IS-034 An Important early 18th Century Ottoman Empire sward "Yatagan" Turkey Dated "1125 Islamic Calendar" (1704), The Damascus steel blade with gold inlay (damascened) on both sides forming long "Khartooshes" with probably old Turkish or Kurdish inscriptions including the date, the bone Hilt with silver application surrounding the middle, The Scabbard is 900 silver with very fine tooling and engraving all around ending with a fish head and includes 3 stamps one for the purity of the silver and reads "Sah 90" (Certified 90), the second stamp reads "Allah O Akbar" (God Is the Greatest), the third stamp is a perfect miniature of the "Tugra" (The signature seal of Sultan Abdu- Al-Hamid), L: 32.5" overall. An Important early 18th Century Ottoman Empire sward "Yatagan" Turkey Dated "1125 Islamic Calendar" (1704), The Damascus steel blade with gold inlay (damascened) on both sides forming long "Khartoushes" with probably old Turkish or Kurdish inscriptions including the date, the bone Hilt with silver application surrounding the middle, The Scabbard is 900 silver with very fine tooling and engraving all around ending with a fish head and includes 3 stamps one for the purity of the silver and reads "Sah 90" (Certified 90), the second stamp reads "Allah O Akbar" (God Is the Greatest), the third stamp is a perfect  miniature of the "Tugra" (The signature seal of Sultan Abdu- Al-Hamid), L: 32.5" overall. SOLD
IS-039 Islamic, 19th Century Ottoman empire bronze candlestick. Islamic, 19th Century Ottoman empire bronze candlestick.
Size: H: 16.5" x Base Diameter: 8" x Top diameter: 3" (41cm X 20cm X 7.5cm).
SOLD
IS-041 18th Century Dowery Chest, Mogul Empire, India, Polychrome painted parchment over wood with mounted hand cut bronze hardware, sandalwood lining (possibly later). W: 24" x D: 14" x H: 15" (60cm X 35cm X 37.5cm). 18th Century Dowery Chest, Mogul Empire, India, Polychrome  painted parchment over wood with mounted hand cut bronze hardware,  sandalwood lining (possibly later).  W: 24" x D: 14" x H: 15" (60cm X 35cm X 37.5cm). SOLD
IS-049 A 19th Century Islamic Quran \ koran stand, Wanut wood with silver and mother of pearl inlay, Damascus, Syria. Size: 27" x 11" Folded (67.5cm X 27.5cm). A 19th Century Islamic Quran \ koran stand, Walnut wood with silver and mother of pearl inlay, Damascus, Syria. Size:  27" x 11" Folded (67.5cm X 27.5cm). SOLD
IS-053 A Late 19th / Early 20th Century Islamic Koran Box, Damascus, Syria, Brass with silver and copper inlay and finely engraved background. A  Late 19th / Early 20th Century Islamic Koran Box, Damascus, Syria, Brass with silver and copper inlay and finely engraved background.
Measurements: W: 6" x D: 6" x H: 4" (15cm X 15cm X 10cm).
SOLD
IS-055 An Enameled copper (Mina) planter With Arabic script, Damascus, Syria. 19th Century. H: 6.5" x Dia: 8" (16.25cm x 20cm) An Enameled copper (Mina) planter With Arabic script, Damascus, Syria. 19th Century. H: 6.5" x Dia: 8" (16.25cm x 20cm). SOLD
IS-056 19th / 20th Century engraved brass vessel , Damascus, Syria. H: 6" x Diameter: 11". 19th / 20th Century engraved brass vessel , Damascus, Syria. H: 6" x Diameter: 11". SOLD
IS-059 19th Century enamelled copper plate, Damascus, Syria. Dia: 8" 19th Century enameled copper plate, Damascus, Syria. Dia: 8" SOLD
IS-062 Copper tray with silver inlay, fish motif, Damascus or Cairo. C 1920s. Dia: 12" Copper tray with silver inlay, fish motif, Damascus or Cairo. C 1920s. Dia: 12". SOLD
IS-064 18th Century Mogul bronze bird form Perfume bottles, India. Each 3" long. 18th Century Mogul bronze bird form Perfume bottles,  India.  Each  3" long. SOLD
IS-066 19th Century Persian pottery plate, Dia: 8" 19th Century Persian pottery plate, Dia: 8" SOLD
IS-067 19th Century Ottoman knife with mother of pearl and tortoise shell inlay. L: 12" 19th Century Ottoman knife with mother of pearl and tortoise shell inlay. L: 12". SOLD
IS-068 A 19th Century Ottoman wooden Bridal Shoes, Damascus, Syria. Walnut-wood with Mother-Of-Pearl and silver wire inlay. Original gilt silver thread embroidered leather strap. A 19th Century Ottoman wooden Bridal Shoes, Damascus, Syria.  Walnut-wood with Mother-Of-Pearl and silver wire inlay. Original gilt silver thread embroidered leather strap.
Exceptional hight of 11" (27cm).
SOLD
IS-069 An Islamic brass with silver and copper inlay "Damascene work" Pitcher and Bowl used for washing hands, Damascus, Syria C1900, overall H: 26". An Islamic brass with silver and copper inlay "Damascene work" Pitcher and Bowl used for washing hands, Damascus, Syria C1900, overall H: 26".
SOLD


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