The Estate of Yossi Benyaminoff Part II - Jewelry, Paintings, Ivory and More and the Netsuke Collection o D. Kochavi, Haifa

A Fine Silver Parcel Gilt Armlet, Morocco, 18th-19th Century

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Start price: $1,400

Estimated price: $2,000 - $3,000

Auction house commission: 20%

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Description: Hammered and engraved with a design of interlaced flowers and leaves. Two gilt domed elements decorate the front along with an original chain and clasp mechanism. Marked (on the inside, mostly rubbed off).

Diameter: 9 cm

Provenance: The estate of Yossi Benyaminoff.

Literature:  For a similar example see: Chason, Rachel, “Later Islamic Jewelry”, Mayer Memorial Institute for Islamic Art, Jerusalem, 1987, p. 70

Exhibitions: The Museum of Islamic Art, Jerusalem, 1986-2012.