Sterling silver model of a Mosque, 1920s
Price Code: £££
An extremely decorative and beautifully engineered Sterling silver model of a mosque. The finely detailed model with areas of decorative engraving and beadwork, features a central, removable Qubba (dome) with bayonet fitting, which leads us to believe this model possibly also functions as an incense burner, with the aromatic smoke venting through the perforations in the four smaller domes set to each corner. The model is set on a raised silver plinth, with ornate bracket feet, and features four tall minarets with pointed finials. Of Middle Eastern origin, circa 1920.
Size: 6 inches (15 cm) wide, 7 inches (17½ cm) tall
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