Metal Bottle with Faceted Design

Brass; cast, chased, engraved | 15cm | 10th-11th century

Unknown Artist

A well-known shape in both metal and glass. The interlacing bands at the base and below the lip suggest a relationship with Samanid inscriptional pottery.

Credit: Rogers Fund, 1939
Object: 39.40.48a, b

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