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

Watch made for the Ottoman market, 1700–1800, by Nikolaki (Greek).
Case: niello, resin, and gilded silver; dial: basse-taille enamel on gilded silver and pearl; movement: gilded brass, steel, and pearl

The Walters Art Museum, Baltimore, Acquired by Henry Walters, 58.81.
Photograph © The Walters Art Museum, Baltimore.