A Khorasan bronze Bottle Persia, 9th/10th Century

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Lot 269
A Khorasan bronze Bottle
Persia, 9th/10th Century

£ 3,000 - 4,000
US$ 3,700 - 4,900
A Khorasan bronze Bottle
Persia, 9th/10th Century
the square body with an almond-shaped boss on each facet, domic shoulder, narrow neck and cylindrical mouth surrounded by raised bosses, with a tall flaring foot, remaining undecorated
20.5 cm. high

Footnotes

  • This bottle relies purely on its abstract form for decorative effect. There is a similar example in the British Museum, London (Rachel Ward, Islamic Metalwork, London, 1993, fig. 15).
A Khorasan bronze Bottle Persia, 9th/10th Century
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