Monteiths were popular during the Georgian period. Zarfs were coffee cup holders used during the period of the Ottoman Empire. They could be made out of a variety of materials such as bone, wood or coconut. This one is skillfully made and would have belonged to a wealthy family. Highest quality Antique Ottoman Solid silver Zarf that is a fine piece of ancient Islamic treasure.Beautifully proportioned with a height of 2 1/8 and weighs 41.3 grams. We have shown it wil a glass egg inside to show scale. We are not able to read the Tughra mark to see if it matchs with our estimate of age. It is marked in 2 places, on the rim and on a corner of the foot. Spiral ring on foot moves freely. Item is in excellent condition for its age. This item is in the category "Antiques\Silver\Non-U. The seller is "ellisantique" and is located in this country: US. This item can be shipped worldwide.