Aftabé, Very Ornate Tinned Bronze Ewer, 19th Century Persia, Very Good Condition flag

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"Aftabé, Very Ornate Tinned Bronze Ewer, 19th Century Persia, Very Good Condition"
Important ewer or jug, also called Aftabé, in tinned bronze, with an ovoid body, curved spout and bronze handle.
Decorated with calligraphed cartouches and mandorlas, flowers and leaves, for the body, long interlacing of boteh drawing dome or inverted hearts, symbolizing faith "al,iiman" and love, the striated and flowered collar, large Greek flowered on the base.
Long serpentiform handle curved into a striated esse, finished at both ends with animal heads and large decorated fasteners.
The whole in bronze, domiform lid decorated with a flowered Greek surmounted by a striated fretel.
This ewer or jug was mainly used for ablutions, washing the face and hands, during prayers and religious ceremonies.
## "The feast of the initiated, standing ready to serve, the beauties from all sides hold the ewer in their hands, the faiths of love wash their hands with all their souls; while the beauties pour the water, the 'ewer in the hand'
Reading and translation, AS Melikian-Chirvani, 1973 p 119. 19th century, very good collectible condition.
Origin Central Asia, Persia, Kadjar Dynasty. Ewers are among the most beautiful objects of Islamic art.
Dimensions: Height: 29 cm - Diameter: 19 cm - Width: 28 cm - weight: 1954 grs
We present other models of ewers from different sources on Proantic. (Persia, Azerbaijan, Ottoman Empire, Central Asia)
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Price: 1 260 €
Period: 19th century
Style: Orientalism
Condition: Excellent condition

Material: Bronze
Width: 28 cm
Diameter: 19 cm
Height: 29 cm

Reference: 1215964
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