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    Sale 7715

    Art of the Islamic and Indian Worlds

    31 March 2009, London, King Street

  • Lot 142

    AN OTTOMAN PAINTED OSTRICH EGG

    TURKEY, LATE 18TH CENTURY

    Price Realised  

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    AN OTTOMAN PAINTED OSTRICH EGG
    TURKEY, LATE 18TH CENTURY
    The egg painted with a central register of three golden pillars dividing panels, two each with a single female figure, the third with two seated musicians, stylised vegetation and segmented circle above, larger segmented circle below, areas of loss of paint, slight restoration
    5¾in. (14.5cm.) high


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