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Pearls on a String: Artists, Patrons, and Poets at the Great Islamic Courts

Spoon from the gun set of Mahmud I, approx. 1732
Turkey, Ottoman period (1300–1922)
Silver, gilded silver, emeralds (or beryls), diamonds, and sapphires

The Walters Art Museum, Baltimore, Acquired by Henry Walters, 1903, 51.88.
Photograph © The Walters Art Museum, Baltimore.