• 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 222

    A PAIR OF OTTOMAN GILT-COPPER (TOMBAK) COVERED BOWLS (SAHAN)

    TURKEY, 19TH CENTURY

    Price Realised  

    A PAIR OF OTTOMAN GILT-COPPER (TOMBAK) COVERED BOWLS (SAHAN)
    TURKEY, 19TH CENTURY
    The base of each of rounded form with slightly everted mouth and short vertical rim, the cover with straight inward-sloping sides leading to domed register and raised rosette finial with domed knop, the cover engraved with two tiers of alternating ogival cartouches and small flowerheads issuing leaves and tiny cintamani motifs, gilt thinning in areas
    6 3/8 (16.1cm.) max. diam. (2)


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    Provenance

    Aysegul Nadir Collection