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The David Collection (Davids Samling)
Information The largest Islamic collection in Scandinavia.
City Copenhagen
Web Site http://www.davidmus.dk/index_en.htm
Mailing Address Kronprinsessegade 30
DK-1306 Copenhagen K.
Denmark, 1306
Phone 45 33 73 49 49
Working Hours Open daily from 01:00 PM - 04:00 PM, except Mondays.
From September 1st, 2001; Wednesday 10:00 AM - 04:00 PM.
Also closed June 5th (Constitution Day) and December 23rd, 24th, 25th and 31st.
Collections

There several rooms with artistic objects from almost the entire Islamic cultural sphere, from Spain in the West to India in the East and dating from the 7th to the 19th centuries.

The artistic skill of the Islamic world was concentrated on the embellishment and ornamentation of everyday objects, whether ceramics, glass, metalwork, textiles, architecture or illustrations and illuminations for a work of literature.

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