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An Ottoman mother-of-pearl, tortoiseshell, horn and ivory-inlaid calligrapher's casket, Turkey, 19th century
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An Ottoman mother-of-pearl, tortoiseshell, horn and ivory-inlaid calligrapher's casket, Turkey, 19th century
wood casket with three drawers to front, inlaid throughout with mother-of-pearl, tortoiseshell and bone geometric designs and palmette motifs, ivory borders and knobs, lid slides open to reveal a drawer with three compartments, with engraved mother-of-pearl plaque, possibly a crest, on four short feet
25.5 by 50 by 26cm. 
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