Description This ewer with geometric and floral designs, exemplifies a group of cast brass ewers, which may belong to the earliest known examples of Islamic metalwork. It is distinguished by its pear-shaped body, elegant palmette handle, and vegetal designs in bold relief.
|9/29/1981||Examination||examined for condition|
- Exhibition of Persian Art. Iranian Institute, New York. 1940.
- Highlights from the Collection. The Walters Art Gallery, Baltimore. 1998-2001.
Provenance F. R. Martin, Stockholm, Sweden; Henry Walters, Baltimore [date and mode of acquisition unknown]; Walters Art Museum, 1931, by bequest.
Credit Acquired by Henry Walters
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