Friday, September 5, 2008

Mehmed Hasib Pasha's Seal

seal of mehmed hasib pasha
Signed by the famous artist of the era Hakkak Yumni, this golden seal is dated 1839. It was customary to inscribe prayers on the seals and Mehmed Hasib's seal was no exception, requesting help from God to guide him to a true and honorable life in public service. It weighs 60 grams.

Estimated value: $ 55,000

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