Bronze Vase

SKU JB.1246
Circa

12th Century AD to 13th Century AD

Dimensions

4.7″ (11.9cm) high x 2.7″ (6.9cm) wide

Medium

Bronze

Origin

Near East

Gallery Location

UK


 

See Fehérvari G, 'Islamic Metalwork', 1976, plate 17c, cat no. 57. JB.1246. Vase, cast, hammered and raised bronze with engraved decoration. The polygonal body rests on an elaborate tall and splayed foot-ring, the body is tapering upwards then widely opens on the top. Each of the fluted wall is decorated on its lower part with roundel which has a small boss in its centre, surrounded by geometrical scroll, while above it there is another small boss and lotus petal engraved. Iran, 12th – 13th century. Prof. Geza Fehervari Prof. Geoffrey King

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