Turkish Ottoman Sherbet Spoon

A Turkish Ottoman Sherbet Spoon the Amber and Brass stem with a Red Coral Finial, the bowl of tortoiseshell below a coral set carved whalebone fillet
Early 19th Century
Size: 25cm long – 9¾ ins long
These exotic spoons were originally made for the use of the ladies of the Topkapi Palace harem where in the afternoons they would traditionally eat a sort of sweet fruit stew known as ‘hosaf’.

Turkish Ottoman Sherbet Spoon

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