Thursday, November 13, 2008

Aznavur Zenne Pitcher and Bowl

silver Aznavur Zenne pitcher and bowl

Here comes a masterpiece, a silver Aznavur zenne pitcher and bowl with sultan's signature (tugra). These pieces originate from Aznavur Pasaji in Istanbul, where collectioners and artisan shops are located. Although the place looks small from outside, it is not. You can spend the entire day there if you like antiques and collectibles. I can not give a date because either I did not take note of it then, or it was not available; can't remember. My guess is 19th century.

Weight: 1,660 g
Height: 39 cm.
Radius: 30 cm.
Estimated value: $ 30,000

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