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Lot 288: AN OTTOMAN SILVER EWER AND BASIN WITH TUGHRA POSSIBLY OF ABDÜLHAMID II (R.1876-1909), TURKEY, CIRCA 19TH CENTURY |

Arts of the Islamic World

by Sotheby's

October 19, 2016

London, United Kingdom

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Description: in three parts, the ewer of pyriform shape, engraved in zig-zag with foliate motifs, the domed cover with knop finial, swan neck and s-shaped handle, stamped to neck with tughra, the basin with en-suite decoration, detachable filter with similar motifs designed in openwork, both also stamped with tughras (undeciphered) and silver marks  

Condition Report: All three sections in generally good condition, slight tarnishing to surface resulting in some discoloration, scratch marks to base, cleaning product residue to interstices of ewer, as viewed.
"In response to your inquiry, we are pleased to provide you with a general report of the condition of the property described above. Since we are not professional conservators or restorers, we urge you to consult with a restorer or conservator of your choice who will be better able to provide a detailed, professional report. Prospective buyers should inspect each lot to satisfy themselves as to condition and must understand that any statement made by Sotheby's is merely a subjective, qualified opinion. Prospective buyers should also refer to any Important Notices regarding this sale, which are printed in the Sale Catalogue.
NOTWITHSTANDING THIS REPORT OR ANY DISCUSSIONS CONCERNING A LOT, ALL LOTS ARE OFFERED AND SOLD AS IS" IN ACCORDANCE WITH THE CONDITIONS OF BUSINESS PRINTED IN THE SALE CATALOGUE."

Dimensions: 44cm.  max. height
37cm. max. diam.

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