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.
Ex. Danish Private Collection