Engraved Silver Beaker
circa late 19th century
diameter at top: 7.8cm, height: 9.6cm;
This pleasing silver beaker of inverted bell form is engraved with typically Ottoman Turkish scrolling foliage and flower motifs against a finely tooled background. It is stamped with a tughra, most probably that of Sultan Abdulhamid (reigned 1876-1909) and has associated zig-zag assay marks to the base.
The condition is excellent – there are no dents, repairs or splits.
UK art market.
Inventory no.: 943