A Timurid or Mughal bronze Ewer Persia or Northern India, early 16th Century
Lot 153
A Timurid bronze Ewer Persia, early 16th Century
Sold for £1,680 (US$ 2,822) inc. premium
Auction Details
Lot Details
A Timurid bronze Ewer
Persia, early 16th Century
of bulbous form on a flaring foot, the neck flaring into a trumpet-shaped mouth with a bulb around the centre, the 's'-shaped spout with an animal head terminal
24 cm. high

Footnotes

  • For two similarly-shaped ewers, although attributed to India, 16th Century, see M. Zebrowski, Gold, Silver and Bronze from Mughal India, London, 1997, p. 150. The dragon's head terminal on the spout is a characteristic feature of Timurid vessels.
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