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Kuwait City, Kuwait
Dar al-Athar al-Islamiyyah
Hegira 2nd century / AD 8th century
LNS 84 M
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.
"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