• Indian & Islamic Works of Art  auction at Christies

    Sale 5836

    Indian & Islamic Works of Art & Textiles

    9 October 2009, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 16

    AN OTTOMAN SILVER NARGILEH, TURKEY, POSSIBLY PERIOD OF ABDULAZIZ (1861-1876)

    Price Realised  

    AN OTTOMAN SILVER NARGILEH, TURKEY, POSSIBLY PERIOD OF ABDULAZIZ (1861-1876)
    The body of gourd-shaped form, with melon fluted waisted upper section, plain trumpet insert and crenellated mouth, the brass pipe fitting a later addition, marked with tughra and sah to body, waisted section and insert - 15 1/2in (39.3cm) high


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    Provenance

    THE PROPERTY OF A LONDON COLLECTOR