Miscellaneous

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Copper Drinking Cups-676
Provenance: Erzincan, North East of Anatolia.
Dimensions: Width: 5 cm, Diameter of the top: 8 cm, Height: 10 cm.
Age: Late Ottoman Era.At least 100-125 years old, if not more.
Owner: Not mentioned but the master.
Info: All three of these cups are bearing the seal of the master "Avak",an Armenian,in the Ottoman scripts.One of the well- known coppersmiths in his province.They are embellished with traditional floral patterns on the surface.The mark of the maker can be seen at the bottom of each piece.
Status: Available
Rare Inlaid Box-1290
Provenance: Damascus,Syria.
Dimensions: Length 16 cm, Width 8.4 cm, Height 8.3 cm.
Age: Mid-19th Century or earlier.
Owner: Not mentioned.
Info: This work was unique to Jewish artisans of the Umayyad Bazaar in Damascus in the past.The technique involves brass inlaid with silver and copper;the overall effect is exquisite.The inscription on top of the box reads: "Al Amal Binn Niyyet " ( This work is done with good intentions ).The inscription on the front reads: "Maşallah, Kan Allah " (God Bless,He is the One ).
Status: Available
Copper Drinking Cup-679
Provenance: Erzincan,North East of Anatolia.
Dimensions: Height:10 cm, Width: 5 cm, Diameter of the top: 7.5 cm.
Age: Late Ottoman Era.At least 100-125 years old,if not more.
Owner: Not mentioned but the master is.
Info: The cup is marked with the maker's seal as "Hagop"-an Armenian-,one of the most famous copper-smiths in the province.In his professional life he created various copper forms, all related with serving water.It is embellished with local floral patterns on the surface.
Status: Available
Silver Amulet-1284
Provenance: From the Old Istanbul Market of the Ottoman Era.
Dimensions: Height: 26 cm , Length: 8 cm, Width: 1.5 cm.
Age: At least 125-150 years old.
Owner: Not mentioned.
Info: This six-sided silver amulet is filled with protective prayers in relief .The chain is a replacement.It is usually worn by woman around the neck as a decorative as well as a protective piece.
Status: Available
Silver Qhoran Case-1287
Provenance: From Sarajevo, Bosnia-Herzegovina
Dimensions: Height: 37 cm , Length: 14 cm ,Width: 2 cm.
Age: At least 100-125 years old,if not more.
Owner: Not mentioned.
Info: This beautiful silver Qhoran case is embellished with floral and leaf patterns.On the front side a remarkable picturesque of a mosque and trees at the sides is worth noticing.It is used for keeping small size Qhoran books and protective prayers written on fabrics inside.The chains are also very remarkable in workmanship.
Status: Available
A Pair of Footed Cups-677
Provenance: Erzincan,from the North-Eastern part of Anatolia.
Dimensions: Height:6 cm,Width:3.5 cm, Diameter of the top:4.7 cm.
Age: Late Ottoman Era.At least 100-125 years old,if not more.
Owner: Not mentioned.
Info: These beautiful pair of miniature footed cups are made of copper and cast brass components.The bowls are bearing tiny movable fishes sitting on a tiny brass poles.They rotate when the cups are filled with liquids.
Status: Available
Silver Qhoran Case-1286
Provenance: From the Old Istanbul Market of the Ottoman Era.
Dimensions: Height: 18 cm , Length: 11 cm , Width: 3 cm.
Age: At least 100-125 years old,if not more.
Owner: "Ahmet Şah",the owner.
Info: This low carat silver Qhoran case is used for keeping small size,handmade Holy Qhoran books also protective prayers written on paper or fabric are kept inside.It is beautifully decorated with intermingled floral designs on both sides.On the front side the saying in Arabic script "There is no God but Allah,Muhammed is his prophet" is quite noticeable.On the reverse side,the owners name is mentioned as "Ahmet Şah".I think it is specially manifactured for him.There are silver dangling pieces attached to the bottom ,also the attached chain is quite remarkable.
Status: Available
Inscribed Silver Cases as a Group-1307
Provenance: From the Old Istanbul Market of Ottoman Era.
Dimensions: Previously mentioned.
Age: Previously mentioned.
Owner: Not mentioned.
Info: We wanted to present these three pieces together in the same pictures.
Status: Available