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A Nasrid revival ivory and bone-inlaid parquetry wood cabinet stand, Spain, 19th century
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A Nasrid revival ivory and bone-inlaid parquetry wood cabinet stand, Spain, 19th century
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A Nasrid revival ivory and bone-inlaid parquetry wood cabinet stand, Spain, 19th century
the rectangular cabinet decorated with geometrical motifs in ivory and bone and various types of wood, with ivory cartouches containing the Shahada, the interior with eleven drawers, decorated with arcades and geometric motifs set between cusped arches, the top with detachable crenellation motifs, the high stand decorated with cusped arches and columns 
168 by 41 by 87.5cm.
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A repetition of the Nasrid motto: 
wa la ghalib illa allah 
'And there is no Conqueror except God' 

A related Nasrid-revival cabinet stand was sold in these rooms, 5 October 2011, lot 381.

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