A LARGE ISLAMIC WATER FAUCET FROM TURKISH HAMAM

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PERIOD: early 19th Century

ORIGIN: Anatolia

DESCRIPTION:
A very Large brass tubular water tap from the Turkish Hamam form extending into a highly stylist lion head with lozenge on its forehead producing from its mouth a further more pronounced elongated animal head with stylist handle of ISLAMIC turban & the spout emerging as a tube between its lips, a lozenge and drop-motif engraved on its forehead with simple geometric motifs.

CERTIFICATE: Comes with a certificate from the Art Loss Register.

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