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Aftafa, Sublime Large Ewer Signed In Heavily Worked Copper, Azerbaijan, 19th Century

Aftafa, Sublime Large Ewer Signed In Heavily Worked Copper, Azerbaijan, 19th Century sold
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"Aftafa, Sublime Large Ewer Signed In Heavily Worked Copper, Azerbaijan, 19th Century"
Ewer "Aftafa", in red copper in perfect condition, from Azerbaijan in the 19th century. Our model comes from Northwest Persia, Eastern Iran, Azerbaijan. # Museum: There are two models of similar Aftafa ewers in red copper in the collection of the Heydar Aliyev foundation visible in its museum in Azerbaijan. The shape and the spirit of the decor are identical in all respects, our model is engraved with long interlacing of ivy. The handle and the spout are made of brass. The body is flat on both sides, and presents a simple and harmonious decoration of a large medallion, sun, which reminds us of the medallions of Persian rugs. A rare piece of such good quality !!! This Aftafa ewer or jug is mainly used for ablution, washing the face and hands, at the time of religious ceremonies but also to eat. "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. In perfect condition. Dimensions: Total height: 42 cm - Width: 28 cm weight: 1650 grs We have other ewers from different sources on Proantic. FREE SHIPPING FOR FRANCE by colissimo FR 0 € / EUR 25 € / WORLD 50 € For more information you can reach me on 06 13 36 09 30 or on winsteinprovence@gmail.com www.winsteinprovence.com

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Aftafa, Sublime Large Ewer Signed In Heavily Worked Copper, Azerbaijan, 19th Century
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