Koran Writing Board

2637

$159.00

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ITEM #:
2637
ETHNICITY:
Hausa
ORIGIN:
Northern Nigeria
KORAN WRITING BOARD:
Koran Writing Board: A Cultural Treasure for Your Walls

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African Art

ITEM NAME:
Koran Writing Board
ITEM #:
2637
ETHNICITY:
Hausa
ORIGIN:
Northern Nigeria
MEDIUM:
Wood, Pigment.
DIMENSIONS:
15″ (38 cm) Tall.
CONDITION:
Good, considering age.


African Art

PROVENANCE:
Private Collection – Florida, USA.


African Art

CATALOGUE NOTE:
Embrace a slice of cultural history with the Koran Writing Board, a stunning piece echoing centuries of Islamic heritage in Africa. Handcrafted from light wood, a rectangular writing board is not merely utilitarian but a testament to the journey of Islam and literacy on the continent. Devoid of earthly depictions, magic squares and non-figurative designs intertwine seamlessly with Koranic script—symbols of a rich religious literacy tradition.
Art Collectors and African Art Aficionados recognize the profound significance of these boards, representing the pivotal role they play in educating young Muslim minds. As Suras and verses are painstakingly transcribed and teachings absorbed, the boards become both the palimpsest of learning and an artwork that evolves with each generation of disciples.
Cultural Enthusiasts and Interior Designers will appreciate the duality of purpose these boards offer. Beyond their museum-quality display, Koran Writing Boards can also be utilized for personal spiritual practices where the holy words—imbued with protective and healing properties—are seen as a potent elixir against misfortune and illness.
The Koran Writing Board is a piece that starts conversations and inspires. It bestows a sense of connection to a heritage where faith and the written word intertwine, where protection and knowledge are perpetually sought and given. Discover the narrative of Islam in Africa, etched into every fiber of this storied artifact—a timeless addition to your collection.
Capture the essence of centuries past in the simplicity of today. Invoke elegance and culture with each board, and make the Koran Writing Board the heart of your art collection.


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