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All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Middle Eastern : Metalwork : Pre 1700 item #1258418
Ruyi Studio San Francisco
$5,200.00
Although easily mistaken for a vase, this vessel is a type of ewer called a “surai” in the Islamic world. A masterpiece of north Indian, Mughal (1526-1858) metal ware, this silvered brass surai is from the Rajasthan area, circa 1700. Surai are traditionally water pouring vessels used for hand and foot washing before Muslim prayers or when greeting an honored guest in one’s home. However, certain Mughal surai were used for serving wine...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Middle Eastern : Pre 1920 item #594687
Ruyi Studio San Francisco
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All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Middle Eastern : Metalwork : Pre 1920 item #594686
Ruyi Studio San Francisco
$65.00
A VERY OLD MIDDLE EASTERN COPPER MILK BOWL of circular form with flared sides and a slightly concave bottom. The hammered copper (see photo of underside) has been lined with tin for actual use, much of which has worn off from the inside of the vessel. An authentic piece dating from the late 19th to the very early 20th century. There are no manufacturer’s marks. With expected allover wear from use, it is nevertheless in good condition without losses or repairs...