Lot n° 168
100 - 150
Result without fees
AIGUIÈRE COUVERTE OUZBÈKE
UZBEKISTAN, BUKHARA, 19th-early 20th CENTURY
A brass pot with a serpentine handle and a stylized dragon's head, decorated with small turquoise and coral beads, finely chased with scrolls of palmettes, the body decorated with an almond-shaped mandorla in a medallion in relief. Inscription on the handle.
AN UZBEK COVERED EWER, BOKHARA, 19TH/EARLY 20TH CENTURY.
H: 35.5 cm
The inscription reads: "ulugh beg kandukari (?) mas'ud oghlu" (Ulugh Beg Kandukari (?), son of Mas'ud).
For a similar Bukhara ewer in the Museum of Ethnography in St Petersburg, see the collective work Folk Art in the Soviet Union, Aurora Art Publishers, Leningrad, 1989, p. 392. See also Johannes Kalter and Margareta Pavaloi, Heirs to the Silk Road, Uzbekistan, Thames and Hudson, London, 1997, pp. 315-330 and in particular, figs. 655-58, p. 321 and fig. 668, p. 328.
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