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477. An early 16th century Mamluk copper dish, with a lobed rim and inner bands of scrolling leaves and elliptical designs on a geometric diaper ground, the centre decorated with a blazon encircled by naskh calligraphy, the underside with ownership inscriptions, Egypt, c.1500, originally tinned, 42.3cm diameter. £600-800 For a similar dish see Sotheby’s, London, Arts of the Islamic World, 25th October 2017, lot 142.
478. An Ottoman Islamic copper crescent form finial, the base edged with initials ‘AJ’ and the date ‘1922’, possibly 18th / 19th century, 101.4cm high. £200-300 The inscribed date of ‘1922’ on this present lot probably relates to the Greek/ Turkish war which came to an end in October of the same year. There is a possibility that it was removed from a mosque or building by one of the armies.
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