Lot 220
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AN OTTOMAN PAINTED WOOD TURBAN STAND WITH TORTOISESHELL AND IVORY-INLAID CASE, TURKEY, 18TH CENTURY

Estimate
40,000 - 60,000 GBP
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Description

the turban stand of domed cylindrical form on a pentagonal base, the lower section painted in red with gilt arabesques, the base with a single line of cursive calligraphy on each face in gilt on a green ground, the wooden case of octagonal form with a deep hinged door with gilt-copper mounts, the decoration composed of inlays of mother-of-pearl, tortoiseshell and ivory with panels of symmetrical floral designs alternating with interlocking geometric motifs, the interior lined with green cloth
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