Ewer Or Aftabé In Tinned Bronze, Central Asia, Persia, 19th Century flag

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"Ewer Or Aftabé In Tinned Bronze, Central Asia, Persia, 19th Century"
Important ewer or jug, also called Aftabé, in tinned bronze, with ovoid body, curved spout and superb handle in remarkably ornate bronze.
Decorated with calligraphy cartridges and mandorles, flowers and leaves, for the belly, the striated and flowery collar, large flowered Greek on the base.
Long serpentiform handle and curved in striated handle, finishes at the ends of two stylized animal heads, the whole in gilded bronze.
Domiforme cover decorated with a flowered Greek.
This ewer or jug was mainly used for ablutions, washing the face and hands, at the time of religious ceremonies.
"The feast of the initiates, standing ready to serve, beauties everywhere hold the ewer in their hands; the faiths of love wash their hands with all their soul; while the beauties pour the water, the ewer by hand "Reading and translation, AS Melikian-Chirvani, 1973 p 119.
From the 19th century and in very good condition.
Origin Central Asia, Persia.
Dimensions: Height: 29 cm - Diameter: 19 cm - Width: 28 cm (1 ') weight: 1954 grs
We have other ewers from different sources on Proantic. (Persia, Azerbaijan, Ottoman Empire, Central Asia)
FREE SHIPPING FOR FRANCE by colissimo 0 € / EUR 25 € / WORLD 50 €
For more information you can reach me on 06 13 36 09 30 or on winsteinprovence@gmail.com
Price: 1450 €
Period: 19th century
Style: Orientalism
Condition: Excellent condition

Width: 28 cm
Diameter: 19 cm
Height: 29 cm
Depth: poids : 1954 grs

Reference: 789223
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