A rare Umayyad inscribed silver Perfume Bottle
Spain, 10th Century
the flattened spherical body decorated in repousse with incised detailing, the sides with an undulating band and a foliate frieze below, the shoulder with a frieze of kufic, the cylindrical neck with vegetal plants, with domic lid with suspension loop and joined to the base of the neck by a chain, on a short splayed foot
13.2 cm. high; 94 g.