centuryCopper and mercury giltset consisting of
a ewer and its basin with soap dish: the ewer with piriform body on pedestal, the neck with cut sides strangled by a ring and closed by a semi-dome lid with molded decoration taken up at the base of the body to which it is connected by a scroll handle taking up the curve of the spout; the basin with gadrooned body and everted rim forming a flower corolla, closed by a soap-holder grid openwork with a rocaille composition of scrolls spread around oblong medallions.
Height : 35 cm ; diameter : 35 cmSome
shocks and wear, deformed lid grip.
An Ottoman gilt-copper (tombak) ewer and basin, Turkey, 18th century