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Late 18th Century
Size: 23.5cm long, 6.5cm wide – 9¼ ins long, 2½ ins wide
Thence by descent
The majority of the ‘Lord Kitchener of Khartoum’ collection was auctioned in 1938. However, some 70 years later the family found several items laying forgotten in a cellar.
See: Finch & Co catalogue no. 13, item no. 34, for a collection of sixteen and catalogue no. 15, item no. 34, for three other examples
cf: ‘Topkapi the Treasury’ 1987, J M Rogers, 114b for three very similar examples