• Indian & Islamic Works of Art  auction at Christies

    Sale 5836

    Indian & Islamic Works of Art & Textiles

    9 October 2009, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 5

    AN OTTOMAN SILVER EWER AND BASIN WITH FILTER, PERIOD OF ABDULHAMID II, DATED 1300AH/1882AD

    Price Realised  

    AN OTTOMAN SILVER EWER AND BASIN WITH FILTER, PERIOD OF ABDULHAMID II, DATED 1300AH/1882AD
    The ewer of elegant pyriform shape decorated to body with wave pattern, a swan-necked spout terminating in a narrow trumpet mouth, the scroll handle chased with leaves and joined to the domical cover by a hinged foliate thumbpiece, marked with tughra to lid and body, the basin with wide flaring walls, wave pattern decoration, tughra stamp, detachable filter with pierced foliate design of palmettes - 14 5/8in (37.3cm) diameter; 19 1/4in (49cm) high (3)


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    THE PROPERTY OF A LONDON COLLECTOR