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Vintage Silver Enamelled Boghdad Amulet from Morocco

£215.00

A large high-grade silver domed boghdad (amulet) 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.