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4360767
436, Lot: 767. Estimate $300.
Sold for $200. This amount does not include the buyer’s fee.

ISLAMIC, Ottoman Empire. temp. Sulayman II to 'Abd al-Hamid I. AH 1099-1203 / AD 1687-1789. Chalcedony amulet stone (20x17x3mm, 1.40 g). Octagonal stone engraved with verses 1-5 of Surah al-Falaq (113) of the Quran; all within linear frame / Blank. Edge; double beveled. See V. Porter, Arabic and Persian Seals and Amulets in the British Museum (London: 2011) for similar examples. Intact.