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A KHORASSAN BRONZE EWER
A KHORASSAN BRONZE EWER

NORTH EAST IRAN, 9TH/10TH CENTURY

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A KHORASSAN BRONZE EWER
NORTH EAST IRAN, 9TH/10TH CENTURY
Rising from short foot to tall tapering cylindircal body with angled shoulder and tapering neck with slightly dropped trough spout, the simple beaded handle with pomegranate finial, a wide register below the shoulder engraved with elegant scrolling vine issuing palmettes which alternately face up and down, the neck with a series of engraved horizontal bands, rich red and green patination
12 3/8in. (31.4cm.) high

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Lot Essay

A ewer of very similar form is published in F.Sarre and F.R.Martin, Die Ausstellung von Meisterwerken Muhammedanischer Kunst in München 1910, London, 1985, pl.127).

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