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Iran: Iran Bastan Museum
 

Three Hammered spoons, with circular convex cups and elongated thin handles tapering into flat section, which ends in pointed shape.

  Khorasan
12th century AD
Length: 19.8 cm (7.92 in); 19.4 cm (7.76 in); 20.4 cm (8.16 in)

Decoration: In the middle of the cup, a bird with leaf-like feathers is displayed amid spiraling scrolls and foliage, on hatched background. These motifs are framed within denticulate band; the handle is decorated with geometric patterns. The decorative method used include incision, engraving and inlay with silver.

Patina:
Wart-like brown corrosion on the outer surface of the cups; wart-like green and brown corrosion inside cups, on handles.
 






 

 

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