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brush holder
  • Ottoman Empire (present-day Turkey)
  • brush holder, late 1800s, Ottoman Empire (1299–1923)
  • Where object was made: Ottoman Empire (present-day Turkey)
  • silver, engraving
  • Object Length: 24 cm
    Object Length: 9 7/16 in
  • Gift of Irma Lutz Ebnother in memory of her parents, Dr. and Mrs. Ernest J. Lutz
  • On view: Loo Gallery, 401, Cabinet C3
  • 1979.0063
Label Text

Persian silver brush holder and paintwell engraved with figures and ornament. Hinged lid on paintwell, hinged door on brush compartment.