Letters Buried within a 16th Century Tomb Tell of Ancient Korean Past: 18th Century Joseon Dynasty Document Box. Black lacquer on wood core with gold painted decoration, mother-of-pearl inlay and metal fittings. KOREAN ANTIQUES AND ART : More At FOSTERGINGER @ Pinterest
Extremely Rare antique 16th century (Sultan Suleiman the Magnificent period) Turkish Ottoman an upper arm defense Armour in European style composed of five steel plates engraved on the center with a tulip flower springing from a leafy tuft. The tulip is one of the characteristic Ottoman decorative motives of the 16th century and frequently appears on Turkish Art during the 16th century as the Iznik ceramic, metal work, and textiles.