Ewer Base with Zodiac Medallions

On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 453

The full zodiacal cycle is depicted in the twelve medallions on the facets of this vessel. Three inscriptional bands, each with a different calligraphic style, also carry traditional blessings to the owner.

Ewer Base with Zodiac Medallions, Brass; engraved, inlaid with silver and copper

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