Antique Early 19th Century Turkish Ottoman Islamic Tinned Copper Ewer
Antique early 19th century dated AH 1217 (1802-1803 A.D.) Turkish Ottoman Empire, Islamic, hand-hammered tinned copper ewer. Bulbous body on short foot with curving faceted spout, the serpentine handle joining the body to the neck, domed hinged lid fluted and chased with five floral cartouches is surmounted by the bud finial.
Sides fluted and finely hand chased with stylized cypress trees, vines, floral cartouches and tulips, short neck engraved with date AH 1217 (1802-1803 A.D.) within the frame in the form of tughra and stamped with an oval maker's mark also the bottom of the ewer is stamped with small hallmark.
CONDITION: In its good original condition, showing the age and usage, with a pleasing patina. No repairs or restorations.
MEASUREMENTS: Height: 30.5 cm (12 inches).