• Indian and Islamic Works of Ar auction at Christies

    Sale 5495

    Indian and Islamic Works of Art

    16 April 2010, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 448

    TWO ENGRAVED BRONZE EWERS WITH COPPER INLAY, KHORASAN, 12TH CENTURY

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    TWO ENGRAVED BRONZE EWERS WITH COPPER INLAY, KHORASAN, 12TH CENTURY
    The larger with finely engraved panels and lobed cartouches of stylized scrolling vine and animals and birds to body, foot and neck, with kufic inscription panels to foot and body, S-shaped handle with moulded bird thumbrest - 11 1/8in (28.5cm) high; and a smaller ewer with inlaid copper inscription (2)


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    Provenance

    UK trade, 1990s