Azerbaijan Museum (Tabriz Museum)

Iran: East Azerbaijan

Bronze Incense Burner


Lacquered Mirror-Case


Height: 22 cm (8.8 in)
12th century AD
Chased and open-worked with copper inlay. A bird  statuette surmounts the altar-shaped top of the burner.
Diameter: 19 cm (7.6 in)
Height: 3.2 cm (1.28 in)
Talesh, Guilan
The center of bowl is decorated with medallion displaying lion attacking a bull, executed in repousse with chased details. These motifs are very frequent in Achaemenian art.




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