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Lot 497
  • 497

An Abbasid cast brass double-spouted ewer, Near East, 8th-9th century

Estimate
40,000 - 60,000 GBP
Sold
42,050 GBP
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Description

the body of spherical form on a short splayed foot, with a slender, curved faceted neck, cylindrical mouth and flat rim encircled by two stylised bird heads, the curvilinear handle with a zoomorphic terminal and palmette thumb-rest, two straight spouts to the front engraved near the body with floral stems
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