Creator

Creation Date

10th-12th century

Culture

Byzantine, Abbasid, Eastern Mediterranean

Medium

Bronze

Credit Line

Bequest of David P. Harris ('46), 2020

Accession Number

2020.296

Description

This object consists of a small bowl, a long pouring spout and flat handles. It has been suggested that objects like this were used to mix cosmetics, which could then be poured into narrow-neck flasks. For a similar object, found in Nishapur, see James Allan, Nishapur: Metalwork of the Early Islamic Period (New York: The Metropolitan Museum of Art, 1982). p. 75, fig. 81.

Provenance

Unknown

Collection

The Byzantine World, The Islamic World

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