• 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 236

    A METAL THREAD EMBROIDERED OTTOMAN PORTIERE

    TURKEY, 19TH CENTURY

    Price Realised  

    A METAL THREAD EMBROIDERED OTTOMAN PORTIERE
    TURKEY, 19TH CENTURY
    Of typical form with cusped arch, the dark brown velvet ground embroidered in couched gilt thread, a mosque with two minarets on each side, a large medallion with pseudo-calligraphy at top, others with floral composition on foliage, bordered by bands of pseudo-inscription, with black velvet borders, minor fraying, one small tear but otherwise good condition
    84 3/8 x 137in. (214 x 348cm.)


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