Very large and impressive decorated bronze bowl, dating to the period of Abbasid dominance in Iran, 7th.-9th. AD.
This bowl belongs to the interesting group of metal vessels which were made of high tin, or white bronze, in Persian sefîd rûy or in Arabic nuhâs abyad, an alloy of copper and zinc from around the 7th. cent and onwards. ...click for details
Persian Bronze Oil Lamp With bird Handle, 11th Century A.D.
Enlongated body resting on a trumpet foot, lid with bird, the long spout terminating in a large spade-shaped lip. The handle surmounted with a finely detailed bird. Nice green patina. ...click for details