A Turkish Ottoman gilt metal and coral mirror, Turkey, late 18th/early 19th century
A Turkish Ottoman gilt metal and coral mirror, Turkey, late 18th/early 19th century. Converted during the 19th century from a large Ottoman belt buckle. The gilded metal is partially worked in filigree, turquoise enamelled and inset with drops of coral. The handle is European silver craftsmanship, decorated with scrolling foliage and C-scrolls. 10 in (25.4 cm) length.
Auction Date: September 2019