Ottoman Spoon, An Extremely Rare and Important Ottoman Tortoiseshell Fruit Sherbet Spoon, Turkey late 18th early 19th century.

Identification Number: 36


Of a typical form made out of one intact piece of Tortoiseshell, engraved and decorated with Floral and Palmate designs on the top or upper side of the Column and Capital shape handle, the finial is engraved with a Fan or a Scallop Motive.
The backside of the Spoon is decorated with almost Six-pointed Star shape designs depicting the Star of Solomon, as some believes to keep the evilness away.
The two side-edges of the handle are engraved and decorated with a Feathery Effect.

Condition:- Excellent condition


23 cm. long
4.5 cm. width of spoon bowl