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AN OTTOMAN STEEL MACE
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AN OTTOMAN STEEL MACE

TURKEY, 17TH CENTURY

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AN OTTOMAN STEEL MACE
TURKEY, 17TH CENTURY
The shaft extending into an onion-shaped head, both engraved in light relief with vertical flutes divided by small ribs, raised band of trefoils below, the collar formed of engraved brass, small floral knop, surface lightly rubbed and pitted
20¾in. (52.7cm.) long
Literature
Islamiske vaben i dansk privateje, Copenhagen, 1982, no.44, pp.90-1.
Exhibited
David Collection, Copenhagen, 1982
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Lot Essay

Two similar maces were included in the Munich 1910 exhibition (Meisterwerke Muhammedanischer Kunst, Munich, 1910, pl.243).
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