Ottoman Mother-of-Pearl Inlaid Wooden Chest with Islamic Poetry
Our exceptional Middle Eastern wooden chest from the early 20th century features inlaid designs made with mother-of-pearl and tortoiseshell, and is distingluished by its frieze showing Islamic poetry, a coffered lid, three drawers and bracketed feet. 23.75 inches wide, 12 inches tall and wide (60 by 30 by 30 cm).
There are painted inlay repairs, some missing inlay, chip to one drawer corner, scratches and nicks and rubbing wear.
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