Antique 18th-19th century Islamic Turkish Ottoman Tinned Copper Ewer

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This is an 18th-19th century Turkish Ottoman Islamic tinned copper ewer. The bulbous body rises from a short foot to a tapering neck. It has a hinged domed lid terminating in a foliate knop, an elegant S-shaped handle, and a curved spout.

This is a fascinating piece of Islamic artistry - Turkish Ottoman Islamic tinned copper ewer. The body of the ewer is crafted in a bulbous shape that is pleasing to the eye. The body rests upon a short foot, and this tapers into a graceful, elongated neck. The ewer has a hinged domed lid, culminating in a foliate knop, which adds an elegant touch to the piece.

The ewer's handle is also a work of art, crafted in an S-shape that is both aesthetically pleasing and functional. The ewer's curved spout is another example of the skilled artistry that went into its creation. The spout allows for an easy and controlled pour of the liquid contained within it.

Overall, this ewer is a stunning example of the Ottoman Islamic style and a testament to the artists' skill and craftsmanship.

REFERENCES: A similar ewer from the collection of The Hungarian National Museum in Budapest can be found on page 39 of the book "Schätze aus 1001 Nacht Faszination Morgenland" (Treasures from 1001 Nights Fascination Orient) by Meinrad Maria Grewenig.
The buyer will be provided with copies of the pages from the mentioned references, together with a certificate of authenticity.

CONDITION: After over 200 years, the item displays some signs of wear and tear but is still in relatively good condition.

MEASUREMENTS: Height 33.6 cm (13 1/4 inches).

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Antiques (approx100yrs)
18th-19th century
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