Lot n° 83
1500 - 2000
Grande boîte en cuivre étamé (Cantine)
Egypt, late Mamluk - early Ottoman period, late 15th-early 16th century
Of oval form, the domed lid, made of tin-plated copper, with engraved decoration of alternating registers, with a background of latticework, inscriptions, floral networks, bordered by bands of foliage and braided motifs, the lid surmounted by a star-shaped element, a clasp and a hinge added later.
36 x 22 x 17 cm
Dispersal of an estate: Lisieux Enchères, March 26, 2016, lot 172.
A similar canteen is in the Los Angeles County Museum of Art (inv. no.M.2002.1.603a-b).
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