Antique Omani three tier flat Koran box

Antique Omani three tier Hirz
  • Description

 

Common three tier Hirz for the back. Weight: 150 grams (just the Hirz).

 

 

 

 

Omani silver necklace

 

Arab name: Three tier Hirz   (meaning amulet box)

Period:1850-1950

Origin: Oman Nizwa

References:

  1. Oman Adorned by Pauline Shelton Robert Richmond / Apex London 1997 p 98-99 middle & bottom
  2. A tribute to Oman The Sultanates Yearbook: 1993/1994 "Magical designs" Robert Richmond. Apex Ruwi page 52
  3. Catalog of the Oman exhibition in the Nieuwe Kerk Amsterdam 2009 page 139
  4. Silver jewellery of Oman by Jehan S Rajab 1997 p 43