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Ewer with Lid

Object Name:
Ewer with lid
Date:
15th century
Geography:
Attributed to present-day Afghanistan or Central Asia, Herat
Medium:
Brass; cast and turned, engraved, incised, inlaid with silver and black compound
Dimensions:
65.55a+b: Ewer + Lid H. 6 1/4 in. (15.9 cm) Diam. 5 5/16 in. (13.5 cm) Wt. 33.9 oz. (961.2 g) 65.55a: Ewer H. 5 in. (12.7 cm) Diam. 5 5/16 in. (12.5 cm) Wt. 28.7 oz. (813.7 g) 65.55b: Lid H. 1 1/2 in. (3.8 cm) Diam. 3 7/16 in. (8.7 cm) Wt. 5.1 oz. (144.6 g)
Classification:
Metal
Credit Line:
Dodge Fund, 1965
Accession Number:
65.55a, b
Not on view
[ Nasli M. Heeramaneck (Indian, 1902–1971), New York, until 1965; sold to MMA]
The Metropolitan Museum of Art. "Bazm and Razm: Fight and Fight in Persian Art,", no catalogue.

New York. The Metropolitan Museum of Art. "A King's Book of Kings: Persian Miniatures from Shah Tahmasp's Shahnama of 1528," May 4, 1972–December 31, 1972, no catalog.

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