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    Sale 5100

    Indian & Islamic Works of Art

    26 October 2007, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 166

    A LARGE SIGNED OTTOMAN SILVER SCRIBE'S CASE, TURKEY, PERIOD OF MUSTAFA III (1757-1774)

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    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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