Monthly Archives: March 2021

Silver crown of Hatice Sultan, daughter of Ottoman Sultan Murad V. by Nuray Bilgili

    I wanted to examine this crown from a mythological and iconic perspective. A bird spreads its wings in front of the crown and two bird figures are placed on the left. These three bird figures are connected with … Continue reading

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Ottoman Sultan V. Murad’s daughter Hatice Sultan’s silver crown

By Nuray Bilgili   I wanted to examine this crown from a mythological and iconic perspective. A bird spreads its wings in front of the crown and two bird figures are placed on the left. These three bird figures are … Continue reading

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Henri Edmond Becker Comb 1902

From Robert Zehil Gallery “Twenty years ago on December 2, 1997, I was visiting the Drouot salerooms in Paris when 1 noticed this superb comb in a display cabinet and coming up for auction the next day. Though it bore Becker’s … Continue reading

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