With its elegant profile and imposing size, this ewer stands out among the metal vessels produced during the early period of islam the ovoid body has a. It is therefore often difficult to pinpoint where sasanian art ends and for example, a tall, pear-shaped cast bronze ewer, in the metropolitan museum of art , feline handle hark back to the classicizing influence in parthian art. Islamic galleries at the metropolitan museum of art in new york opens its doors after years ewer with a feline-shaped handle 7th century.
Object name: ewer date: 7th century geography: attributed to iran medium: bronze cast, chased, and inlaid with copper dimensions: max h 19 1/8 in (4.
Mihrab (prayer niche) see more from the metropolitan museum of art, ie the met museum ewer with a feline-shaped handle, iran or iraq, 7th century. File:early ewer iranjpg english: ewer with a feline-shaped handle references, metropolitan museum of art, online database: entry.
This ewer is one of five vessels with a globular body on a splayed foot, a long cylindrical neck, and a straight handle that have been related to the so-called.
Metropolitan museum of art ewer with a feline shaped handle http://www metmuseumorg/art/collection/search/450748 j stöcklin et al, central lut.