Lot 745

A Kutahya pottery coffee bean cooler, Ottoman Turkey, 18th – 19th century. The turquoise-glazed body of pyriform shape ending with a flat rectangular pierced slit, the decoration in the centre and on the sides consisting of black-painted stylised seaweed and vegetal tendrils, 22cm long. For a similar comparative example, please see the early 20th-century Kutahya coffee bean cooler now part of the permanent collection of the Pera Museum in Istanbul (https://blog.peramuzesi.org.tr/sergiler/pera-muzesi-kahve-molasi-sergisine-yeni-bir-eser-ekledik/).

Estimate: £150-£200