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Iran: Iran Bastan Museum

Hammered skimmer, with two circular skimming plates, one at each end of its broad handle. Smaller plate has a ring by which the utensil is hanged.

12th century AD
Length: 33.5 cm (13.4 in)

Decoration: In the center of the larger plate, six-petalled flower, made up of large and small dotted circles is visible. On the smaller one, little round flowers and dotted circles appear. Handle is also incised with similar dotted circles aligned in parallel rows.

Patina: Coalesced wart-like green and brown dotted corrosion largely covers the entire surface of the object.



White Bronze

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