Lot n° 125
3000 - 5000
Result without fees
: 3 000EUR
PETIT PICHET (MASHRABE) AUX RINCEAUX DE PALMETTES
EASTERN IRAN, TIMURID ART, late 15th CENTURY
Pitcher with a bulbous body on a small heel, with a high cylindrical neck and S-shaped handle, made of red tinned copper with engraved decoration. The body and the neck are decorated with a continuous frieze of interlacing three-lobed palmettes and fleurons on a hatched background.
A RARE TINNED COPPER ENGRAVED SMALL JUG, EASTERN PERSIA, TIMURID, LATE 15TH CENTURY.
H: 10 cm - Ø: 10.5 cm
For a jug of similar shape and a bucket with similar decoration, see A.S Melikian-Chirvani, Islamic Metalwork from the Islamic World, 8-18th centuries, Victoria & Albert Museum Catalogue, London, 1982, cat. 114 and 115, p. 256.
Expert : L.S.
Pewter almost entirely erased, handle reattached and glued, wear, two small perforations in the material.
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