London, South Kensington
15 October 1998
A MAMLUK REVIVAL TAPERING PEAR-SHAPED EWER AND COVER
DECORATED WITH INTERLOCKING CALLIGRAPHIC ROUNDELS WITHIN BANDS OF GEOMETRIC DESIGNS AND FLOWERHEADS, THE FOOT SIMILARLY DECORATED -- 18½.IN (47CM) HIGH, 19TH CENTURY, (HANDLE AND FINIAL MISSING, FOOT DETACHED).
SEE COLOUR PLATES 8 AND 7 (BASE).
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