26 October 2007,
London, South Kensington
Price realised GBP 4,750
Estimate GBP 2,000 - GBP 3,000
A LARGE SIGNED OTTOMAN SILVER SCRIBE'S CASE, TURKEY, PERIOD OF MUSTAFA III (1757-1774)
Of oblong form with bombe shaped inkpot, floral borders of parcel gilt incised with flowers, tugra mark to stem and lid, makers mark Amel-i Mehmed to top - 12 1/4in (31cm) long 570gr
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The makers mark appears in Garo Kurkman, Ottoman Silver Marks, Mathusalem Publications, Istanbul,1996, p. 107, no. 26
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