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THREE OTTOMAN CALLIGRAPHER'S TOOLS
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THREE OTTOMAN CALLIGRAPHER'S TOOLS

TURKEY, 19TH CENTURY

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THREE OTTOMAN CALLIGRAPHER'S TOOLS
TURKEY, 19TH CENTURY
Comprising a pair of scissors, a paper knife and a pen rest, the scissors with handles tooled to form a mirrored calligraphic composition reading one of the 99 names of God ya fattah (O Opener), the blades opening to reveal cypress trees, the knife's blade unscrewing to reveal a smaller blade, the pen rest with a small applied ivory panel and with a trefoil finial, each decorated with dense floral decoration, good condition
Scissors 11in. (28cm.) long (3)
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VAT rate of 5% is payable on hammer price and at 17.5% on the buyer's premium.
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Please note that the small panel on the pen rest is made of bone and
not ivory as catalogued.

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