An Ottoman brass candlestick with inscription
Lot 145
A Ottoman brass Candlestick Turkey, dated AH 1289/ AD 1872(2)
£1,000 - 2,000
US$ 1,700 - 3,400
Auction Details
Lot Details
A Ottoman brass Candlestick
Turkey, dated AH 1289/ AD 1872
cast in two parts, on a stepped base, rising in sections to flared flat rim
56 cm. high(2)

Footnotes

  • Provenance: European private collection.

    The inscription reads: belgrade muhaciri molla huseyin'in pedari halil aga'nin vakfi bi-camii fi 12 s 1289, "Waqf of Halil Aga, father of the Molla Huseyin, the refugee from Belgrade, to the mosque in Yali on the 12th Shawwal/Sha'ban(?) 1289 (October/December 1872)".

    There is a village called Yali on the Marmara Sea.
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