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    Sale 7715

    Art of the Islamic and Indian Worlds

    31 March 2009, London, King Street

  • Lot 163

    AN ENAMELLED TOMBAK BOX

    OTTOMAN TURKEY, EARLY 19TH CENTURY

    Price Realised  

    AN ENAMELLED TOMBAK BOX
    OTTOMAN TURKEY, EARLY 19TH CENTURY
    Of rectangular shape, on four short feet,the construction comprising framework around the edges into which are set each of the enamelled faces, the separate lid with a lattice of composite sage-green and orange flowers, with deep green saz leaves, on a turquoise blue ground with elements in bright yellow and purple, the sides with a band of orange square knots within a turquoise interlace, each enamelled panel welded in the interior, some losses of enamel, rubbing
    4 1/8 x 7¼ x 5¼in. (10.5 x 18.5 x 13.5cm.)


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    Provenance

    Christies London, Jun 18 1998, sale 5986, Lot 101