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Iran: Iran Bastan Museum
 

Hammered bowl, flat bottom, convex body, with horizontal groove below rim

  Khorasan
12th century AD
Height: 9.7 cm (3.88 in)
Rim diameter: 20.6 cm (8.24 in)

Decoration: Inner decoration includes intersecting and parallel half-circles and dotted circles. Inner bottom displays six-petalled flower, made up of dotted circles and geometric lines, entirely surrounded by a row of dotted circles.
Outside decoration, from rim to bottom includes:
First row: On background of scrolls and vine leaves, blessing inscription in Kufic script
Second row: A chain of interlocked circles, set on background of vine scrolls, frame the sign of Zodiac
Third row: Alternating inverted hatched triangles
On the outside, bottom of the bowl is decorated with intersecting circles and vine scrolls. Patterns are incised and carved.

Patina:
Glossy black layer, more pronounced inside the bowl, covers its entire surface. Part of the bowl is broken and missing. Broken edges are sharp.
 









 

 

White Bronze

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