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Early 20th Century brass tray with silver & copper inlay, Damascus, Syria, 13" Diameter.

Syrian Silver Inlaid Tray

Early 20th Century brass tray with silver & copper inlay, Damascus, Syria,  13" Diameter.

Mid 20th Century brass plate with silver and copper inlay, Damascus, Syria, C1960. 14" Diameter.

Syrian Silver Inlaid Brass Plate

Mid 20th Century brass plate with silver and copper inlay, Damascus, Syria, C1960. 14" Diameter.
Early 20th Century copper plate with heavy silver inlay in Kufic calligraphy and Islamic scripts, Damascus, Syria. C1920s. 10" Diameter.

Silver Inlaid Copper Plate

Early 20th Century copper plate with heavy silver inlay in Kufic calligraphy and Islamic scripts, Damascus, Syria. C1920s. 10" Diameter.

A set of 5 offering bowls and saucers, 19th \ 20th Century, brass with silver and copper inlay with Arabic scripts, geometric and vegetation motif. Damascus, Syria. Bowls are 4.5" Diameter x H: 2.25" , Saucers are 5" Diameter.

Syrian Silver Inlaid Bowls

A set of 5 offering bowls and saucers, 19th \ 20th Century, brass with silver and copper inlay with Arabic scripts, geometric and vegetation motif. Damascus, Syria. Bowls are 4.5" Diameter x H: 2.25" , Saucers are 5" Diameter.

A19th Century large Arabic copper and brass coffee pot

Arabic Coffee Pot

A19th Century large Arabic copper and brass coffee pot, 19" x 19" x 7"

Islamic, 19th \ 20th Century Silver belt buckle with black enamel (Niello). Central Asia, The Caucasus. 9.5" x 3.5", signed and dated "1332" Hijri Calendar, also maker & purity stamped in 2 places on the back.

Islamic, 19th \ 20th Century Silver belt buckle

Islamic, 19th \ 20th Century Silver belt buckle with  black enamel (Niello). Central Asia, The Caucasus. 9.5" x 3.5", signed and dated "1332" Hijri Calendar, also maker & purity stamped in 2 places on the back.
19th Century brass complete Hookah with heavy silver inlay in Arabic motif and scripts. H 21" x W 6".

19th Century Silver Inlaid Brass Hookah

19th Century brass complete Hookah with heavy silver inlay in Arabic motif and scripts. H 21" x W 6".

A pair of 19th Century Ottoman wooden bath \ bridal Shoes, Damascus, Syria. Walnut-wood with Mother-Of-Pearl and silver wire inlay. Original gilt silver thread embroidered leather strap.

Pair of 19th Century Ottoman wooden bath \ bridal Shoes

A pair of 19th Century Ottoman wooden bath \ bridal Shoes, Damascus, Syria.  Walnut-wood with Mother-Of-Pearl and silver wire inlay. Original gilt silver thread embroidered leather strap.
H 7" + strap x L 9" x W 7"

Another pair of 19th Century Ottoman wooden bath \ bridal Shoes, Damascus, Syria. Walnut-wood with Mother-Of-Pearl and silver wire inlay. Original gilt silver thread embroidered leather strap.

Pair19th Century Ottoman Bath Shoes

 Another pair of 19th Century Ottoman wooden bath \ bridal Shoes, Damascus, Syria.  Walnut-wood with Mother-Of-Pearl and silver wire inlay. Original gilt silver thread embroidered leather strap.
H 8" + strap x L 9" x W 7.5"

Islamic early 20th Century ornate gilt silver over leather woman's belt with very fine engraving and black enamel (niello) work, Central Asia, The Caucasus, C1907?, inscribed on the buckle, also purity and maker stamped on every link and the buckle, complete original condition, 35" long x 1.75" at the buckle.

Islamic Early 20th Century Gilt Silver Belt

Islamic early 20th Century ornate gilt silver over leather woman's belt with very fine engraving and black enamel (niello) work, Central Asia, The Caucasus, C1907?, inscribed on the buckle, also purity and maker stamped on every link and the buckle, complete original condition, 35" long x 1.75" at the buckle.
19th \ 20th century Persian "Coco De Mer" Kashkool \ Dervish Bowl with bone inlay of Arabic script, large size of 15" x 7.5" x 7".

Persian "Coco De Mer" Kashkool

19th \ 20th century Persian "Coco De Mer" Kashkool \ Dervish Bowl with bone inlay of Arabic script, large size of 15" x 7.5" x 7".

An exceptional 19th Century brass inkwell "Qalamdan" heavily inlaid with silver and gold all around, very rare size L: 12.25" x 2" x 2.25"

Exceptional 19th Century Islamic Silver Inlaid Qalamdan

An exceptional 19th Century brass inkwell "Qalamdan" heavily inlaid with silver and gold all around, very rare size L: 12.25" x 2" x 2.25" 

A large Enameled copper (Mina) pot Damascus, Syria. Late 18th / Early 19th Century. H: 11" x Dia: 14.5" (27.5cm x 36cm)

A large Enameled Copper (Mina) Pot

 Damascus, Syria. Late 18th / Early 19th Century. H: 11" x Dia: 14.5" (27.5cm x 36cm) 

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).
IS-003-Early 19th Century Ottoman or Moorish flint lock rifle decorated with silver, black enamel and ruby glass. C1820s-30s. 60" Long.

Ottoman flint lock rifle

Early 19th Century Ottoman or Moorish flint lock rifle  decorated with silver, black enamel and ruby glass. C1820s-30s. 60" Long.

IS-009-Late 18th / Early 19th Century Wooden shoes (Kibkab) with silver wire inlay, 9" Long.

Inlaid wooden Bath Shoes

Late 18th / Early 19th Century Wooden shoes (Kibkab) with  silver wire inlay,  9" Long. 

IS-019-Ottoman, Turkish brass and silver Inkwell "Qalamdan", 19th Century, 9" Long

Ottoman \ Turkish Qalamdan

Ottoman, Turkish brass and silver Inkwell "Qalamdan", 19th Century, 9" Long

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"
A Persian silver lidded decanter with fine engraving of vine motif Iran C1920s. H: 11.5" x W: 5.5"

Persian Silver Decanter

 A Persian silver lidded decanter with fine engraving of vine motif  Iran C1920s.  H: 11.5" x W: 5.5"

Late 19th Century Coptic Screen, Carved Mahogany, Turned Mahogany (Mashrabiah) and Ivory inlay. Probably Egyptian.

19th Century Coptic Screen

Late 19th Century Coptic Screen, Carved Mahogany, Turned Mahogany (Mashrabiah) and Ivory inlay. Probably Egyptian.

A bronze and silver inlay Betel Nut Box, Moro-Philippine C19th Century, W: 8" H: 4" D: 3.75".

Silver Inlaid Betel Nut Box

A bronze and silver inlay Betel Nut Box, Moro-Philippine  C19th Century, W: 8" H: 4" D: 3.75".

Large Enamel on Copper Plate/ Panel /Tile with Quranic verse, Damascus, 20th Century. 20 1/2" X 20 1/2".

Syrian Enamel on Copper Plate/ Panel

Large Enamel on Copper Plate/ Panel /Tile with Quranic verse, Damascus,  20th Century. 20 1/2" X 20 1/2".

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.

19th Century  Islamic Flintlock Rifle 

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). 

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.

Ottoman Empire Scribe's Chest

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)

A Silk Satin robe with silver thread embroidery, probably Morocco, Early 20th Century. Salmon color.

Silk Satin robe with silver thread embroidery

A Silk Satin robe with silver thread embroidery, probably Morocco, Early 20th Century. Salmon color.
Measurements on the  last  image.

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.

18th Century Indian Pandan Box

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.

A 19th Century engraved and silver inlaid brass tray. Damascus, Syria. Dia: 14"

19Century Syrian Silver Inlaid Tray 

A 19th Century engraved and silver inlaid brass tray. Damascus, Syria. Dia: 14"

A Hispano-Moresque Pottery plate, Islamic Motif of a marching bird, Copper luster on natural clay color background. (Spain C1890-1900 ), Diameter: 12.5".

Hispano-Moresque Pottery plate, Islamic Motif

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 pair of Persian Qajar Doors, Carved and Polychrome painted with stained (colored) glass panels and mirrored glass inlay. Iran, early-mid 19th Century.

 Persian Qajar Doors, 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.

Judaica, 19th \ 20th Century Persian \ Jewish brass Astrolabe with engraved inscriptions in Hebrew on all parts, 5" X 6"

Persian \ Jewish brass Astrolabe

Judaica, 19th \ 20th Century Persian \ Jewish brass Astrolabe with engraved inscriptions in Hebrew on all parts,  5" X 6".

19th \ 20th Century Persian gun powder flask \ powder horn. Engraved bronze and tooled steel. In good working order. Overall length: 10.5" (26cm).

Persian gun powder flask \ powder horn

19th \ 20th Century Persian gun powder flask \ powder horn. Engraved bronze and tooled steel. In good working order. Overall length: 10.5" (26cm).

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).

18th \ 19th Century Ottoman Yatagan

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).

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.

19th Century Ottoman Empire Seal \ Scribes \ Inkwell Box

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.

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.

19th Century Large Islamic Mamluk Revival hanging Mosque Lamp.

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.

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).

17th \18th Century Indo-Persian Calligrapher \ Scribes box.

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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