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Massive Sassanian - Islamic bronze or cobber vessel, 6th-9th. cent.

Massive Sassanian - Islamic bronze or cobber vessel, 6th-9th. cent.


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Directory: Antiques: Regional Art: Ancient World: Near Eastern: Metalwork: Pre AD 1000: Item # 1403312
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An oustanding and extremely rare Excarvated Cobber or Bronze vessel, likely for the storage or liquids, Greater Persia, Late Sassanian-Early Islamic, 6th.-9th. century AD.

An extremely large and most impressive vessel, from Late Antiquity in the Ancient Near East - highly unusual and decorative in any collection of antiquity. Made in solid metal in a fine vase-like shape, with holes for attaching it to chains. A utility vessel, used for containing foods or liquids. The vessel finely decorated with a radiate pattern on the body.

Size: 34-35 cm. wide and around 35,5 cm. tall, weight 4,2 kilograms - a HUGE piece for this early vessel!

Condition: Superb!, fine excarvated condition, with much dirt and encrustations uncleaned, beautiful metal for the age.

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