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LOT 0643

Estimate
GBP (£) 1,800 - 2,400
EUR (€) 2,130 - 2,840
USD ($) 2,290 - 3,050

ISLAMIC KHORASAN BRONZE EWER WITH CALLIGRAPHIC TEXT
12TH CENTURY AD
16 1/4" (3.6 kg, 41cm).

A cast ewer with bulbous segmented body, straight base, tubular neck with beast-head spout, D-section strap handle with tall knopped thumb-pad; bands of silver-inlaid calligraphic text and scrolled foliage to the shoulder and vertical ribs.

PROVENANCE:
Property of an Essex collector; acquired on the UK market, 1980s-1990s.

CONDITION