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Monday, August 11, 2014

Ancient Artifact Review 23 : Antique Ottoman Pen Case ( Divit) dated 1950 CE

This is an old Ottoman Pen case ( Divit) which measures  8" long with an inkwell at one end. It is beautifully decorated with floral motives. Made of brass and dated 1950 CE. A tugra was also seen on one end.

Compare with another bigger Ottoman Divit & a pen case from Iran Qajaf era
Giant Ottoman Divit
Qajar Qalamdan

Dim : 8in
Date : 1950 CE
Material : Brass
Origin : Turkey

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