Moorish Spain Arch Top Intricate detailed wood inlaid Marquetry Jewelry box.
An Hispano Moresque Arch Top Wood Inlaid Marquetry Jewelry Box Casket.
Moorish style early to mid 20th century of typical shape, resting on four bulbous wooden feet, the edges inlaid with triangular ivory tesserae, the lid and sides with geometric star motifs in a truly Hispano-Moresque, Nasrid revival style.
The Decorative box is intricately and finely inlaid in Islamic geometric designs with marquetry of precious wood decorated with Moorish motif designs which have been painstakingly inlaid with fruitwoods.
The Moorish box is decorated with mosaic marquetry with an inlaid geometric pattern in various colors.The top is hinged and opens to reveal a generous space lined in red felt.
A truly beautiful souvenir Moorish box for your collection of Islamic art.
Handcrafted in Granada Spain in the Moorish Middle Eastern Islamic Syrian style.
DIMENSIONS: Height: 4.25 in Width: 6 in (21.59 cm) Depth: 4.
PLACE OF ORIGIN: Spain
DATE OF MANUFACTURE:1950s
MATERIALS AND TECHNIQUES: Fruitwood Hand-Carved Hand-Crafted Marquetry
CONDITION: Good Wear consistent with age and use. good. No key.