• Art of the Islamic and Indian  auction at Christies

    Sale 7751

    Art of the Islamic and Indian Worlds

    6 October 2009, London, King Street

  • Lot 223

    A LARGE PIERCED INSET GILT-BRASS BRAZIER

    OTTOMAN TURKEY, 19TH CENTURY

    Price Realised  

    A LARGE PIERCED INSET GILT-BRASS BRAZIER
    OTTOMAN TURKEY, 19TH CENTURY
    The domed lid rising from a facetted drum concealing the copper hearth to a drop-shaped terminal supporting a star and a crescent, engraved and worked with undulating stripes with animals on foliage, with two handles, set into a tall ribbed pedestal with inscribed cartouches on four feet with decorative handles and two large medallions with lion heads, each foot supported by a crouching lion, on associated tray with radiating cartouches with inscriptions, the surface inset with turquoise, coral and red glass stones, gilding partly missing
    40in. (101cm.) high; tray 49in. (124.5cm.) diam. (tray)


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