• Indian & Islamic Works of Art  auction at Christies

    Sale 5836

    Indian & Islamic Works of Art & Textiles

    9 October 2009, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 33

    AN OTTOMAN SILVER GILT NIELLO GUNPOWDER BOX, POSSIBLY VAN, TURKEY, 19TH CENTURY

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    AN OTTOMAN SILVER GILT NIELLO GUNPOWDER BOX, POSSIBLY VAN, TURKEY, 19TH CENTURY
    Of rectangular form, decorated to front with walled city scene with mosque in niello on a gilt ground, the reverse plain with belt loop - 4in (10cm) diameter


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    Provenance

    THE PROPERTY OF A LONDON COLLECTOR