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    Sale 7571

    Art of the Islamic and Indian Worlds

    8 April 2008, London, King Street

  • Lot 176

    AN OTTOMAN MOTHER-OF-PEARL, TORTOISESHELL AND IVORY INLAID CASKET

    TURKEY, LATE 18TH/EARLY 19TH CENTURY

    Price Realised  

    AN OTTOMAN MOTHER-OF-PEARL, TORTOISESHELL AND IVORY INLAID CASKET
    TURKEY, LATE 18TH/EARLY 19TH CENTURY
    Of rectangular form on raised feet with hinged coved cover, the top with a a central cusped cartouche containing scrolling motifs on a wood ground, the sides with two loop handles and decorated with lozenge designs in the three materials, wood stringing, the interior with two compartments covered in an orange paper with avian motifs, minor losses
    10 x 13¼ x 8 3/8in. (25.4 x 33.7 x 21.2in.)


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