An Ottoman brass Candlestick Turkey,
Lot 198
An Ottoman brass Candlestick Turkey, 17th Century
Sold for £4,800 (US$ 8,029) inc. premium
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Lot Details
An Ottoman brass Candlestick
Turkey, 17th Century
with truncated concave sided base with raised rib at the top, surmounted by an overhanging drip tray, slightly tapering cylindrical neck terminating in a bulbous socket, the neck decorated with a band of floriated kufic between two bands of intertwining floral and vegetal motifs, the body with a band of cartouches containing inscriptions in thuluth interspersed with rosettes, another with cartouches containing kufic inscriptions interspersed with rosettes containing six-pointed stars, and a third band of intertwined floral and vegetal motifs
34.5 cm. high

Footnotes

  • The inscriptions consist of Arabic sayings in cursive and titular inscriptions in kufic.
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