Bronze Jug with Incised Calligraphy

SKU LO.841
Circa

8th Century AD to 10th Century AD

Dimensions

6.1″ (15.5cm) high x 6.3″ (16.0cm) wide

Medium

Bronze

Origin

Syria

Gallery Location

UK


 

Jug, cast bronze with engraved decoration. Globular body resting on a splayed foot-ring, cylindrical opening neck, tall bent handle. The body and the neck displays pseudo-Kufic characters and geometrical forms. Central Asia, 9th – 10th century. Prof. Geza Fehervari Prof. Geoffrey King

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