Lot n° 132
1500 - 2000
Result with fees
: 2 340EUR
Rare vasque d'un service à café (Sitil), en argent
Turkey, Istanbul, Ottoman art, Sultan Abdulmeçid period (1839-1861)
Composed of two parts, the body of the bowl and the base, screwed together with a brass element. Of flared form, the flared edge, embossed, engraved and openwork decoration, provided with three rings of suspension in the shape of rolled up volutes, and chains suspended from a rosette surmounted by a hook. At the bottom of the cavity is a hole for screwing the base of the coffee pot. Tughras, Sah and zigzag (tchechne). Punches (549 g.).
D. 25.5 cm; H. with the chains: 53 cm.
Private collection, Provence, France.
A silver stove of the same type is kept at the Topkapi Palace Museum in Istanbul, published in the exhibition catalog: From Byzantium to Istanbul. Un port pour deux continents, October 10, 2009 - January 25, 2010, Grand Palais in Paris, RMN, Paris, 2009, cat. 2, p. 306. A silver "Sitil" with suspension chains is published in the sale catalog: Ader Picard Tajan, Islamic Art, Paris, March 3 and 4, 1986, lot 84.
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