Islamic Art, A Beautiful & Rare Painted And Lacquered Wooden Quran Stand (Kursi), Kashmir, India, Circa 19th Century.

Identification Number: 149


Of a Typical folding form with two parts hinged together with lower arched sections, the upper parts are designed with serrated edgings.
The Kursi is painted throughout with polychrome painted flowers with scrolling borders.

For Almost identical Example please see Art from the world of Islam in the David Collection, by Kjeld Von Folsach, Copenhagen 2001, lot No. 90, page 112.

Condition: Excellent, Minor old repair.

Dimensions:- 36 cm width.
79 cm high.