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Manuscript; Coptic Gospel - 1800

Lot reference 30500955
Manuscript; Coptic Gospel - 1800

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Manuscripts, Religion - Quantity: 1 - other extra - see description - Manuscript

Object: Manuscript (More lots)
Number of Books: 1
Subject: Manuscripts, Religion
Book Title: Manuscript; Coptic Gospel
Condition: Fine
Publication year oldest item: 1800
Edition: Illustrated Edition
Language: Arabic
Original language: Yes
Binding/ Material: Hardback
Extras: other extra - see description
Number of pages: 68
Dimensions: 20×16 cm

Ethiopian Coptic Gospel with illustrations.
Leather parchment pages.
34 sheets, 6 pages with illustrations. Origin: Ethiopia.

AOC 34 in Milan was born in 1965 from the idea of Yohannes Primo, a young merchant originally from Asmara, an Italian colonial site in Central Eritrea. Over time this reality has become a central pole of inter-transcontinental trade in Northern Italy. AOC 34 in Milan, still today represents the fulcrum of the Milanese Eritrean community, managing to re-establish that identity between the meeting place and the place of exchange that has always existed, from the Islamic Suli to the Middle Eastern bazaars. The warehouse as Primo likes to call it, has a varied activity that has focused mainly on wholesale and retail sales of handicrafts and fabrics from all over the world, with particular attention to the African and Eastern areas. And it is precisely Yohannes Primo, creator and tireless promoter of the activity, who personally goes to the areas of his interest, establishing himself sometimes for months, so that he can better penetrate the cultural system that produces the art and craftsmanship of those countries. With a varied clientele made up of wholesalers, designer designers and common people, from AOC 34 in Milan it is possible to find an assortment and quantities sufficient to satisfy even the most demanding, being able to guarantee the accuracy and specificity of a boutique combined with the convenience of a cash and carry of large distribution. A visit from AOC is therefore something more than a simple purchase: you will find yourself at a crossroads where the main non-European civilizations meet, inebriated by the scents of Africa and attracted by the mystery of the East.

Ethnic handicraft, objects and fabrics

Furniture from all over the world, tables and coffee tables, beds, desks, wardrobes, unique pieces of their kind and of which AOC 34 in Milan offers a vast choice. Ample space also for objects and ornaments made of simple material in silver, wood, amber, bakelite or glass. Unique local handicraft products such as extraordinary doors with the finest workmanship, statues and masks from Ethiopia. And again, beads of all kinds, crystals and amethysts by weight to create personalized jewelery or choose those handcrafted by the staff of the AOC 34 in Milan. Finally, a vast assortment of incense with the most characteristic aromas completes the rich proposal of the numerous artisan products imported from countries all over the world. A multitude of items resulting from a careful and careful research of the best materials. Like the fabrics that the AOC 34 of Milan makes available to all ethnic lovers. A wide range of mostly Indian fabrics, all handmade, colored and printed with vegetable colors: from the most precious silk to cotton to linen, from shantum to viscose and pashmina. The extraordinary colors typical of Indian tradition and a careful and unique workmanship for each item characterize curtains, sarongs, bedspreads, pillows, bags and gift bags. And for those looking for something special shoes and ceremony dresses made entirely by hand are the centerpiece of the store.

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