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Islamic Seljuk bronze rooster, 12th/13th century AD

Islamic Seljuk bronze rooster, 12th/13th century AD


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Directory: Antiques: Regional Art: Ancient World: Near Eastern: Metalwork: Pre AD 1000: Item # 1331626
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Bernhard I. Müller, PhD
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Zurich, Switzerland

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 $180.00 
Stylized bronze rooster used as a support or as foot of a larger vessel.
The crested head shows elongated lentoid eyes and a fluted beak. The neck with a bulge at the join to the rounded body, a large tail at rear may have served as bearing surface for some kind of vessel. The legs with exaggerated spurs behind.
Bronze
Islamic, Seljuk, 12th/13th century AD
10.5 cm (4.1 cm)
Intact, fine condition. Layered patina chipped off in places.
German private collection, since the 1960s. Thence art market.

The authenticity of the object is unconditionally guaranteed.