Bronze Mortar and Pestle

SKU JB.1176
Circa

12th Century AD to 13th Century AD

Dimensions

4.9″ (12.4cm) high x 5.8″ (14.7cm) wide

Medium

Bronze

Origin

Central Asia

Gallery Location

UK


 

Mortar and pestle, cast bronze with engraved decoration. The cylindrical body rests on a flat base and is decorated with series of almond- shaped elements in high relief which are alternately turned up and down and at their peaks within a triangle floral scrolls are engraved. Below the rim an epigraphic band is running around over scrollwork. A matching pestle is attached. Iran or Central Asia, 12th – 13th century. Prof.Geza Fehervari Prof. Geoffrey King

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