Wednesday, August 27, 2008

Silver Fez Hanger

ottoman egyptian silver fez hanger of late 19th century
Fez was a popular hat in Ottoman Empire. There were rules and regulation on how and where to wear them and people (men) took great care in keeping them in perfect shape and condition. On these Ottoman-Egyptian silver fez hangers of late 19th century, an Ottoman coat of arms was carved.

Height: 27.5 cm.
Estimated value: $ 25,000

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