A Mamluk engraved copper Pouring Vessel
Egypt or Syria, 14th/ 15th Century
of compressed globular form on a splayed foot with slightly everted neck opening to a curved tapering spout, engraved with a frieze of semicircular cartouches containing stylised tree motifs beneath arches, the spandrels with repeated geometric design, the shoulder with a band of inscription filled cartouches interspersed by roundels containing repeated geometric design, the spout with a chevron design
26.5 cm. max.