Monteiths were popular during the Georgian period. Zarfs were coffee cup holders used during the period of the Ottoman Empire. They could be made out of a variety of materials such as bone, wood or coconut. This one is skillfully made and would have belonged to a wealthy family. Highest quality Antique Ottoman Solid silver Zarf that is a fine piece of ancient Islamic treasure.
Beautifully proportioned with a height of 2 1/8 and weighs 41.3 grams. We have shown it wil a glass egg inside to show scale. We are not able to read the Tughra mark to see if it matchs with our estimate of age. It is marked in 2 places, on the rim and on a corner of the foot. Spiral ring on foot moves freely.Item is in excellent condition for its age. The item "Antique Turkish Ottoman Empire Silver Zarf Tughra Mark English Georgian Monteith" is in sale since Wednesday, September 11, 2013. This item is in the category "Antiques\Silver\Non-U. The seller is "ellisantique" and is located in Collingswood, New Jersey.
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