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Produced by Jewish artisans, the khamsa is a central element of North African culture. Originally urban, this finery spread to rural areas. Here is a spendid large authentic antique khamsa (most found on the internet are modern versions) with a well defined salamander, dated 1916. 
Height to top of bail is 13cms, weight 72 grams

Large antique salamander or lizard khamsa dated 1916 Morocco

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