• Indian & Islamic Works of Art  auction at Christies

    Sale 5836

    Indian & Islamic Works of Art & Textiles

    9 October 2009, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 19

    A GROUP OF THREE OTTOMAN SILVER SPOON HOLDERS (SAKIZLIK), ONE WITH LID, TURKEY, PERIOD OF ABDULHAMID II (1876-1909)

    Price Realised  

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    A GROUP OF THREE OTTOMAN SILVER SPOON HOLDERS (SAKIZLIK), ONE WITH LID, TURKEY, PERIOD OF ABDULHAMID II (1876-1909)
    The domed base on six columnar feet with pinacles dividing a skirt with arabesque sides, the body of deep form widening to a wavy rim, each bowl decorated with finely engraved bold floral designs on a zigzag ground, the lidded example with similar engraved decoration surmounted by a peacock - tallest 10in (25.3cm) (3)


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    Provenance

    THE PROPERTY OF A LONDON COLLECTOR