• Art of the Islamic and Indian  auction at Christies

    Sale 7843

    Art of the Islamic and Indian Worlds

    13 April 2010, London, King Street

  • Lot 229

    AN OTTOMAN GILT-COPPER (TOMBAK) INCENSE BURNER

    TURKEY, LATE 17TH CENTURY

    Price Realised  

    AN OTTOMAN GILT-COPPER (TOMBAK) INCENSE BURNER
    TURKEY, LATE 17TH CENTURY
    Of lobed ovoid form with pierced hinged cover, supported on a trumpet base with stem resting on a circular dish with slightly upturned edges and three knop feet, the cover pierced and engraved with bands of scrolling leafy arabesques, the lobes of the base with alternating flowering narcissi, the base with a design of scolling flowering vine, lower section with inner copper casing, gilding well preserved, hinge lacking
    10¼in. (26.1cm.) high


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