Lot 228
  • 228

A fine diamond-set gold presentation cigarette case gifted by Sultan Abdulhamid II (r.1876-1909), Istanbul, Turkey, inscribed 1890

Estimate
15,000 - 20,000 GBP
Sold
18,750 GBP
bidding is closed

Description

the interior inscribed: "Offert par le Sultan Abd-Ul-Hamid, Le Mai 1890, Palais d'Yeldiz", the reverse with monogram: PL (Pierre Loti) / JV (Louis Marie-Julien Viaud) and motto: "Mon mal m'enchante"
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