Avec Privil. du Roi. [n.d. c.1714.]
Engraving. Plate 355 x 248mm. 13¾ x 9¾". Some creasing. Damage in right margin, some very small tears just into plate.
A young Turkish girl sat crossed-legged on a sofa drinking tea which is served by the servant woman to the left holding a platter of nibbles in her right hand, and a steaming kettle in her left. After Jean-Baptiste van Mour (1671-1737), the Flemish-French painter, remembered for his his detailed portrayal of life in the Ottoman Empire during the Tulip Era and the rule of Sultan Ahmed III. From "Recueil de cent estampes représentant différentes nations du Levant".
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