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Sotheby's Arts of the Islamic World London | 05 Oct 2011, 10:00 AM | L11223
LOT 353
AN OTTOMAN VOIDED SILK VELVET (ÇATMA) PANEL, BURSA OR ISTANBUL,
TURKEY, 17TH CENTURY


the voided ground patterned in crimson velvet, with an ogival lattice of prunus blossom
framing large stylised lotus-palmettes enclosing tulips and carnations, one loom width,
mounted and framed
147 by 60cm. (156 by 69.5cm. framed)
ESTIMATE 3,000-5,000 GBP
Lot Sold: 6,500 GBP