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Bronze globular jug with feline-head spout - RL.0901
Origin: Central Asia
Circa: 1100 AD to 1300 AD

Collection: Islamic Art
Style: Khorasan
Medium: Bronze alloy


Additional Information: Currently at Barakat Hong Kong

Location: UAE
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Delicate globular jug with long neck and spout in the shape of a naturalistic lynx head with pointed ears, pierced almond shaped eyes, angular nostril, spiky fangs projecting from a slightly open jaw. Bronze artefacts with terminating elements such as this spout in the form of either birds or animals, mostly felines, were very popular during the 11th and 12th centuries in Iran. - (RL.0901)

 

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