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LOT 0280

Estimate
GBP (£) 800 - 1,000
EUR (€) 920 - 1,150
USD ($) 1,110 - 1,390

Opening Bid
£720 (EUR 830; USD 1,002) (+bp*)

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Islamic Decorated Flask

12th century AD

A bronze vessel with drum-shaped body ornamented with deep vertical ribbing, collar to the shoulder, flared neck; low-relief geometric and other ornament. 841 grams, 16cm (6 1/4"). Fine condition.

Provenance
Property of a London gentleman; formerly with the Mahboubian Gallery, London, UK; acquired before 1972.

Literature
Cf. von Gladiss, A., Glanz und Substanz. Metallarbeitung in der Sammlung des Museums für Islamische Kunst, Berlin, 2012, item 20, for type.