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Antique Turkish Tin Hammam Bath House Soap Box

$135.00

Description

A Turkish Bath or Hammam was a place for bathing but also for socialization with its distinct social strata – and the better your soap box, the higher your status. The ca. 1860 box has four feet and was possibly decorated with copper at one time. Punched decoration with a wrought iron bale. Drainage is helped by floret style holes in the bottom and there is a rare interior partition Closed by a traditional ball clasp. 8.5″x7.75″x4.75″ Please see pictures for condition details as the photos are considered part of the description.

Additional information

Weight 3 lbs
Dimensions 10 × 8 × 8 in