Miniature antique Omani silver Koran box for children

Small antique Omani silver Koran box for children
  • Description

 

Rare very small rectangular Hirz for children to avoid the evil eye. Size 2,5 by 1,5cm

 

 

  

Antique Omani silver Koran BoxAntique Omani silver miniature

Arab Name: Hirz  (meaning amulet box)

Period: 1850-1950

Origin: Oman Ibra

    References:
  1. Oman Adorned by Pauline Shelton  Robert Richmond / Apex London 1997 p 90 - 97
  2. A tribute to Oman The Sultanates Yearbook: 1993/1994 "Magical designs" Robert Richmond. Apex Ruwi page 49-58
  3. Traditional silver jewelry and handicrafts from Oman 2009 by Jean Greffioz p 56
  4. Oman Faces and places page 138