A partially silvered bronze lidded tankard, possibly 12th/13th century Khorasan or Mosul

43059

£4,750.00

A partially silvered bronze lidded tankard, possibly 12th/13th century Khorasan or Mosul, the faceted globular body with cylindrical neck, splayed foot and handle surmounted with a bird, the body finely chased with a frieze of roundels containing the twelve signs of the zodiac reserved on a scrolling foliate vine ground, below a band of chain motif, the faceted sides with rectangular panels, the cylindrical neck with a band of inscription on a scrolling ground

  • Height: 29 cm