16 April 2010,
London, South Kensington
Price realised GBP 500
Estimate GBP 700 - GBP 1,000
AN OTTOMAN LEATHER WATER FLASK (MATARA), TURKEY, 16TH CENTURY
The bladder-shaped flask with three protrubances, one for carrying, one with narrow spout for drinking, the third with a cylindrical neck and turned wooden stopper for filling, of thick leather, stitched together with a central seam with three lines of stitching - 13in (33cm) at highest point
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