Topkapı Palace Museum - Istanbul - Turkey

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Topkapı Palace Museum - Istanbul - Turkey

Postby dognose » Mon Apr 09, 2012 8:27 am

TOPKAPI PALACE MUSEUM

Topkapi Sarayi
Sultanahmet,
Eminonu,
Istanbul,
Turkey

Ottoman and European Silverware

This collection is made up of around 2000 silver objects from the 16th century to the late 19th century. The oldest is a round tray bearing the signature of Sultan Suleiman the Magnificent. This collection , which in addition to sliver objects made by guild member artists and artisans (ehl-i hiref) and inherited from the Ottoman court treasury , also includes silver gifts presented to the sultan on the occasion of his accession to the throne or of the anniversaries of accession, or presented by Western and Eastern diplomats during their visits.

Opening hours: 09:00 AM - 05:00 PM everyday except tuesdays.

Admission: 20TL

http://www.topkapisarayi.gov.tr/

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