• Indian and Islamic Works of Ar auction at Christies

    Sale 5495

    Indian and Islamic Works of Art

    16 April 2010, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 455

    AN OTTOMAN SILVER DIVIT, WITH STAMP OF RESMI, TURKEY, PERIOD OF MAHMUD II (1808-1839)

    Price Realised  

    AN OTTOMAN SILVER DIVIT, WITH STAMP OF RESMI, TURKEY, PERIOD OF MAHMUD II (1808-1839)
    Of typical form, the barrel with curved ends, one hinged, each engraved with floral panels, the bomb-shaped inkwell with hinged cover with small turning latch, the base and leading edges engraved with gilt scrolling floral designs, the base and pencase both marked with the tughra of Mahmud II - 10in (25.5cm) long


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