OTT shield AS11
FIST SHIELD, kalkan
AS11
Culture, Origin: Caucasian Ottoman, c. 1900.
Material: wicker, leather, brass, cloth, wrought iron.
Dimensions: 24 x 24 x 13cm
Provenance: Private Collection, UK
Price: POA
bazuband
PORTABLE TALISMAN BOX, bazuband
Culture, Origin: Persia, 18th/19th Century
Material: silver-gilt and niello
Dimensions: 5.5cm
Provenance: Private collection, UK
Notes: Used o contain talismans, miniature qur'ans and verses, they were attached to military standards or worn strapped to the arm.
Price: £395
morr powder flask
POWDER FLASK
AS385
Culture, Origin: Moroccan Ottoman, 19th Century
Material: copper, brass
Dimensions: 17.5 x 10.6 x 3.2cm
Provenance: Private Collection, UK
Price: £350
ottoman wood p flask
POWDER FLASK
AS93
Culture, Origin:Balkan Ottoman, 1890.
Material: wood, wrought iron
Dimensions: 30cm H.
Provenance: Private Collection, UK
Literature/Notes: M. Ginzberg, African Forms, 2000, no. 66 for a similar flask. This particular flask is of unusually large size and benefits from exceptional geometric carving.
Price: POA

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