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Antique Moroccan Silver and Enamel 'Boghdad' (cross amulet) pendant from Ida Ou Semlal

£195.00

Large antique high-grade silver domed boghdad (amulet cross) with raised granulation, fine filigree detail and the traditional yellow and green enamelling synonymous with the Ida ou Semlal region of Morocco. The workmanship on this amulet is of a high quality, as is the silver (tested). A stunning item.

Date:

Early 20th century

Material:

Silver & enamel

Dimensions:

9.5 cm (h) x 7.5 cm (w) x 2.0 cm (d)

Weight:

59 g

Ref:

AMU-116

References:

Grammet, I. and Meersman, M. (1998). Splendeurs du Maroc. Tervuren (Belgique): Musée Royal de l'Afrique Centrale, pp. 280-282.

Fisher, A. (1998). Africa adorned. New York: H. Abrams. p. 252.