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10th C. Islamic Brass Right Hand of a Noble

Lot 0036C Details

Description
Medieval Middle East and Central Asia, Islamic culture, ca. 10th to 13th century CE. A fine disembodied right hand that was at one time part of a cast-brass statue depicting a member of Islamic nobility. The hand presents as if reaching out to touch or grasp something and features large, diamond-shaped embellishments atop the wrist bangle as well as the stocky ring adorning the index finger. Enveloping the hand are lustrous layers of brown and green patina with areas of the golden-brown brass color peeking through in some abraded areas. Size: 2.7" L x 1.25" W (6.9 cm x 3.2 cm)

Provenance: private California, USA collection, by descent, moved from Germany in 1997, originally collected in the 1970s in Hamburg, Germany

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#155940
Condition
This is a hand from a larger statue. Light encrustations, abrasions, and nicks, with softening to some finer details, otherwise intact and very good. Nice patina throughout.
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10th C. Islamic Brass Right Hand of a Noble

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$1,500
Nov 19, 2020
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$450
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0036C: 10th C. Islamic Brass Right Hand of a Noble

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$1,000
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$1,500
Starting Price
$450
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Lot 0036C Details

Description
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Medieval Middle East and Central Asia, Islamic culture, ca. 10th to 13th century CE. A fine disembodied right hand that was at one time part of a cast-brass statue depicting a member of Islamic nobility. The hand presents as if reaching out to touch or grasp something and features large, diamond-shaped embellishments atop the wrist bangle as well as the stocky ring adorning the index finger. Enveloping the hand are lustrous layers of brown and green patina with areas of the golden-brown brass color peeking through in some abraded areas. Size: 2.7" L x 1.25" W (6.9 cm x 3.2 cm)

Provenance: private California, USA collection, by descent, moved from Germany in 1997, originally collected in the 1970s in Hamburg, Germany

All items legal to buy/sell under U.S. Statute covering cultural patrimony Code 2600, CHAPTER 14, and are guaranteed to be as described or your money back.

A Certificate of Authenticity will accompany all winning bids.

We ship worldwide to most countries and handle all shipping in-house for your convenience.

#155940
Condition
...
This is a hand from a larger statue. Light encrustations, abrasions, and nicks, with softening to some finer details, otherwise intact and very good. Nice patina throughout.

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