Absolutely stunning 18th century Ottoman Turkey inlay mother of pearl and turtle-shell jewelry box. Of rectangular form on raised legs and hinged coffered lid, the surface covered in inlaid mother-of-pearl and tortoiseshell panels in diamond and triangular geometric shapes, central floral medallion, edges with band of mother of pearl inlay, interior with red velvet, lock and knob on front, missing key. Some signs of old restoration. Apricot and rose wood ornaments. = 27,5 cm x 16,7 cm x 17 cm.Material: Wood, mother of pearl, turtle-shell, rose-wood, apricot-wood, velvet. Weight: around 1,780 Kg. Date of creation: 18th/19th century - Turkey - Ottoman Empire.
Conditions: Considering the age this box is very good condition. Some little missing wood ornaments near the foots. Few turtle-shell pieces are replaced Velvet replaced. Check out my other items. This dispute will be closed within 4 days after being opened and the item will be re-listed.
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This item is in the category "Antiques\Antiquities\Islamic". The seller is "chinasky7666" and is located in Alberi.
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