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Name of Object:

Ewer

Location:

Kuwait City, Kuwait

Holding Museum:

Dar al-Athar al-Islamiyyah

About Dar al-Athar al-Islamiyyah, Kuwait City

Date of Object:

Hegira 2nd century / AD 8th century

Museum Inventory Number:

LNS 84 M

Provenance:

Iranian World

Description:

Bronze ewer, the entire surface covered by a large 'tree' issuing scrolling vines bearing blossoms, foliage and fruit. The handle's 'thumbrest' in the form of a pomegranate, its base terminated by a stylized antelope head. The body and handle were seperatly cast, chased and engraved.

Citation of this web page:

 "Ewer" in Explore Islamic Art Collections. Museum With No Frontiers, 2017. http://www.discoverislamicart.org/database_item.php?id=object;EPM;kw;Mus21;2;en

MWNF Working Number: KW 02

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