Vintage Khatam Desktop Pen Holder.
Middle Eastern Mosaic, Hand Crafted, Wooden Desk Tidy with Mother of Pearl Inlay.
A lovely piece of Asian craftsmanship.
This is a wooden and mother of pearl mosaic inlaid base with two metal pen holders, made in the Khatam style.
Khatam is a middle eastern art form such as shown here, traditionally used to make lanterns, pen holders, boxes and Quran/ Religious Objects.
There is minor wear to the wooden base, and some surface scratches. There is a set of initials, of the maker, have been written on it.
It measures 4.75" or 12cms in width and 8.5" or 22cms in length and is a solid quality item.
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