Islamic & Oriental Art - Timed Auction 9 June 2019
Timed auction. Open, accepting bids. Number of lots: 350+.

Lot 57 - An Ottoman niello silver-gilt vessel and cover, sugar pot.

Lot nr: 57
Reference: 300-589 (€ 1.800 - € 2.400)

"An Ottoman niello silver-gilt vessel and cover , sugar pot.
Turkey, period of Sultan Abdulhamid II (1876-1909)
Of bulbous form with two 's' shaped foliate handles surmounted by thumb rests in the form of birds, the domed lid with finial in the form of a pomegranate, profusely decorated in niello with a large roundel containing the Ottoman coat of arms to one side, a smaller roundel containing a tughra to the other, panels and bands of floral sprays, gilding to lid, thumb rests and finial, maker's stamps to rim of lid
15.5 cm. high, 608 g. Inscriptions: padişahım çok yaşa, 'Long live my Emperor!'; stamp to lid, amel-i zühre, 'Work of Zühre."

Provenance: part of a private Belgian collection.

Period of Sultan Abdulhamid II (1876-1909)
15.00 cm. H x 15.00 cm. W
5.91 in. H x 5.91 in. W
611.00 gr


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9 Jun 09:52:00 CEST

Reference: 300-589
Lot nr: 57
Estimate: € 1.800 - € 2.400
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