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English: Ewer with a feline-shaped handle.
Français : Aiguière à anse en forme de félin.
Date 7th century
date QS:P571,+650-00-00T00:00:00Z/7
Medium cast bronze; chased decoration, copper inlay
Dimensions Height: 48.5 cm (19 ″); Diameter: 21.1 cm (8.3 ″)
dimensions QS:P2048,48.5U174728;P2386,21.1U174728
institution QS:P195,Q160236
Current location
Department of Islamic Art, Gallery 451
Accession number
Object history

place of creation: Iran

collection of Prince Orloff, Russia
Credit line : purchased through Fletcher Fund
References Metropolitan Museum of Art, online database: entry 140008043
Source/Photographer Zereshk
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