06 août 2009

Engraved Brass Tea Pot, Khanate of Kokand, 17th-18th century, Kokand (Silk Road) - Uzbekistan, 17th-18th century

Engraved Brass Tea Pot, Khanate of Kokand, 17th-18th century, Kokand (Silk Road) - Uzbekistan, 17th-18th century brass, height: 29cm. Price on request. The slender brass tea pot sits on a flared foot; has a prominently curved handle; an elegant, thin spout; and a hinged, open-work lid topped with a lotus-bud finial. The body which comprises six tapering sides is densely engraved all over with fine Safavid-influenced scrolling, entwined arabesques and tendrils that possibly have been darkened with asphalt. Each of the six... [Lire la suite]
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