A rare Iznik blue and white hanging ornament, Turkey, circa 1560 | Lot | Sotheby's

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Phoenician Painted Ostrich Egg - 8th-6th Century BCAn ancient ostrich egg painted with four Panels divided by cross hatched bands. The scenes include, two lotus buds, a small tree, and an abstract symbol of the goddess Tanit.The use of the ostrich egg as a vase or decorative object dates back to the earliest Egyptian and Mesopotamian cultures. The painted ostrich egg was, however, especially popular among the Phoenician (Punic) people. Examples have been found in tombs at Carthage and at…

Phoenician Painted Ostrich Egg - Century BCAn ancient ostrich egg painted with four Panels divided by cross hatched bands. The scenes include, two lotus buds, a small tree, and an abstract.

An Ottoman engraved ostrich egg hanging ornament by Hasan Fehmi Effendi - Turkey, dated Muharram 1278/July 1861 - profusely engraved and inlaid with black and red composition with a series of interlocking arched cartouches and roundels containing inscriptions, architectural scenes, a steam train, a soldier, a stork and a dervish, with gilt copper (tombak) mounts to each end 18 cm. high

An Ottoman engraved ostrich egg hanging ornament by Hasan Fehmi Effendi Turkey, dated Muharram 1861

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Ostrich egg shell is one of the earliest craftwork materials in history

Ostrich egg shell is one of the earliest craftwork materials in history

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