Afternoon dresses by Poiret and Drecoll
Two fashionable women in afternoon dresses. On the left, black decorated with metal and gold lace, by Poiret. On the right, three-piece dress in crepe de chine, red and black, with arabic-style embroidery, by Drecoll.
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Catalogue illustration, Sevres ornaments, tea set, etc
Catalogue illustration, Sevres ornaments, plate, tea and coffee sets, Chinese vase. 32. Ornate plate made in Berlin, with the imperial arms of the German Emperor and Empress in gold relief, donated by the German Emperor. 33. Sevres ornament, man playing hunting horn, donated by Monsieur Gabriel Hanotaux, French Foreign Minister. 34. Coffee set in enamelled gold, made in Turkey, donated by the Grand Vizier, Halil Rifat Pasha. 35. Porcelain tea set decorated with silver, made in Turkey, donated by Ali Riza Pasha, Minister of War. 36. Porcelain Sevres vase decorated with bronze gold, donated by the wife of Tahsin Bey, First Secretary to the Sultan. 37. Ancient Chinese vase, donated by Zuhdi Pasha, Minister of Public Instruction. Date: circa 1890s
Catalogue illustration, items in presentation boxes, etc
Catalogue illustration, items in presentation boxes, inkstand. 47. Ancient box in enamelled gold, donated by Mahmoud Efendi. 48. Ancient Breguet watch in enamelled gold, donated by Mahmoud Pasha, Ministry of Public Works. 49. Ancient Breguet watch in enamelled gold, donated by Chukri Efendi, Cazasker (judge). 50. Ancient box in enamelled gold, donated by Maksoud Zade Sebouh Efendi. 51. Six-shot pistol dating from 1848, invented by Hafiz Pasha, ex-commandant of Belgrade, before the invention of the revolver, donated by Lutfi Efendi, Imperial Historian. 52. Koran with golden container enriched with gems, in a box embroidered with pearls, donated by Memdouh Pasha, Minister of the Interior. 53. Ancient ornamented cup in rock crystal, surmounted by a large pearl, once the property of the mother of Sultan Selim III, donated by Marshal Fuad Pasha. 54. Ancient inkstand with six small vases, a tray, a knife and a pair of scissors, in enamelled gold, donated by Ahmed Zulkifle Pasha, the Sultan's son-in-law. Date: circa 1890s