SOLD Antique Turkish Ottoman Silver Islamic Military Zarf with Sultan Tugra
SOLD Superb Quality Antique 18th -19th century Turkish Ottoman silver Islamic coffee cup stand Zarf of broad bowl and a low splayed foot finely hand chased in low relief throughout the exterior with Imperial Ottoman coat of arms OSMANLI DEVLET ARMASI with flags, cannons, axes and large Tugra –the official cipher of Ottoman sultans, scrolling cartouche amid the flowers and two panels engraved with stars. The bowl and the foot are fully hallmarked with Imperial Ottoman assay office hallmark tughras and sahs. The interior of the bowl is beautifully gold gilded.
DIMENSIONS: Height: 4.7 cm (1 7/8 in), Diameter: 5.7 cm (2 1/4 in).
WEIGHT: 20 g. (0.705479 oz).
CONDITION: in good condition, considering its age of more than 100 years, with no restorations or repairs.
Since the Zarf is decorated with typical Turkish Ottoman military symbols, must have been custom made for an officer of the Turkish Ottoman army.