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MTW 1238
MTW 1238

Ewer

MTW 1238

Iran

10th or 11th century AD

MTW 1238
MTW 1238, back
MTW 1238, front

Ewer

MTW 1238

Iran

10th or 11th century AD

copper alloy, cast, with engraved decoration and openwork thumbpiece

41.5cm (height)

The shape is a modification of a Sasanian type [see MTW 455]. It has fine incised surface decoration of foliate bands and medallions and benedictory inscriptions.

J.M. Rogers, The Arts of Islam. Masterpieces from the Khalili Collection, London 2010, cat.18, p.43.