Ottoman Erotic Handbook; A masterpiece among a few works

Sexuality was a taboo in Ottoman era. Due to the Islamic life style, art and sexuality were banned titles. Despite of this fact, some handbooks and miniatures were reproduced. But they are a few pieces.

One of these pieces is a handbook. It is estimated that it was written in the end of 18th century. Author and artists of the book are unknown. It is like a guide for a healthy and live sex life. We don’t have sufficient information on this guide.

Unfortunately it was brought to England in an unknown time period. It will be sold in an auction.

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