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Lot 287: A LARGE OTTOMAN SILVER EWER AND BASIN WITH TUGHRA OF ABDÜLHAMID II (R.1876-1909), TURKEY, CIRCA 19TH CENTURY |
October 19, 2016
London, United KingdomLive Auction
Description: in three sections, the pyriform ewer engraved with scale pattern and punched, featuring a smooth wreath pattern, domed cover with knop finial and s-shaped handle, lid stamped with tughra, large basin with en-suite decoration, sah mark to base and engraved old ownership dates "1-10-1922.....1-10-1947", detachable filter with openwork abstract design
In good overall condition, cleaned and luminescent, domed cover slightly bent, small break and dents to decoration of detachable filter, as viewed.
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43cm. max. height
39cm. max. diam.