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Othoman guilt Incense Burner - cb.2978
Origin: Turkey
Circa: 1700 BC to 1900 AD

Collection: Islamic Arts
Style: Othoman

£4,000.00
Location: Great Britain
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Ottoman Empire, empire created by Turkish tribes in Anatolia (Asia Minor) that grew to be one of the most powerful states in the world during the 15th and 16th centuries. The Ottoman period spanned more than 600 years and came to an end only in 1922, when it was replaced by the Turkish Republic and various successor states in southeastern Europe and the Middle East. At its height the empire encompassed most of southeastern Europe to the gates of Vienna, including present-day Hungary, the Balkan region, Greece, and parts of Ukraine; portions of the Middle East now occupied by Iraq, Syria, Israel, and Egypt; North Africa as far west as Algeria; and large parts of the Arabian Peninsula. The term Ottoman is a dynastic appellation derived from Osman I (Arabic: ?Uthman), the nomadic Turkmen chief who founded both the dynasty and the empire about 1300. - (cb.2978)

 

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