Lot 116 (Islamic & Indian Art, 29th October 2020)
A HIGH TIN WINE MUG (MASHRABEH)
Khorasan, North Eastern Iran, 11th century
Of typical compressed globular shape, resting on a short splayed foot, rising to a wide cylindrical neck, the handle on one side with a human-headed bird thumb rest, the anthropomorphic creature wearing a crown, two epigraphic bands of early floriated Kufic engraved on the shoulders and neck against a dotted ground, 11cm diam. and 21cm high.
11cm diam. and 21cm high