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

Huge 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 # 1403315
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An huge and extremely rare excarvated Cobber or Bronze food vessel, for the storage of foods or liquids, Greater Persia, Late Sassanian-Early Islamic, 6th.-9th. century AD.

The largest vessel, we've ever handled from Late Antiquity in the Ancient Near East. Made in solid metal with a large round body and a short neck and wide mouth. A utility vessel, used for containing foods or liquids. The vessel finely decorated with hammered patterns on the body.

Height: H 39,5 cm, Diameter 38 cm. cm., weight approx 6,7 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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