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11TH CENTURY PERSIAN SELJUK BRONZE EWER
[IS171]
 
11th -12th century A.D Islamic Persian–Seljuk Turks Period (1071-1243 AD). Hammered bronze ewer, pouring spout projects upwards from cylindrical neck which serves as filling spout .Flat shoulder sloping slightly downwards to a rounded edge from which the side of the cylindrical body descends to a flat base. Handle in the form of crosier, square to roundish in section, attached to the rear upper edge of filling spout and the upper part of the Baluster body decorated by engraved bands with inscriptions in Arabic, scrolls and flowers. This ewer is very similar to the ewer published in book "Art of The Eastern World” Hadji Baba Ancient Art London 1996. Page 204 No.94. Height: 29, 3 cm (11 ) Diameter: 17, 2 cm (6 in) Condition: cracks, and old repairs.

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