Silver Octagonal Koran-box (probably Persian)

Silver Octagonal Koran-box (probably Persian)
  • Description

 

Scarce silver octagonal Koran-box (probably Persian) Will have originally  contained a miniature Koran in octagonal shape. A Koran box like this was typically strapped to the upper arm with cords. It was intended as a protective amulet.

 

  Octagonal koran box

Octogonal koran box

Octogonal koranbox

Name: Silver Octagonal Koran-box (probably Persian)

Period: 1800-1900

Origin: Probably Persia

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