Central Asian Art, A Monumental Engraved Brass Aquamanile Ewer (Oftaba) Encrusted With Turquoise Stones The Base Is Held By Mythical Creatures With Duck Heads, Made By The Master Mirza Baig (أستاذ ميرزا بيك) Dated 1197 AH 1782 AD Tashkent, Uzbekistan.

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Central Asian Art, A Monumental Engraved Brass Aquamanile Ewer (Oftaba) Encrusted With Turquoise Stones The Base Is Held By Mythical Creatures With Duck Heads, Made By The Master Mirza Baig (أستاذ ميرزا بيك) Dated 1197 AH 1782 AD Tashkent, Uzbekistan.

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References:-

Central Asian Art, GE a member of Chrysalis Book Plc., 2003, ISBN: 0 86288 579 5. Please see the very similar two ewers belong to the Museum of the History of the peoples of Uzbekistan, illustrated on page 126.

Exploring Centre Asia, Volume Two, The Carlsberg Foundation’s Nomad Research Project, Esther Fihl, Rhodos, The Please see the similar work on lots 327 & 331 catalogued on pages 529 & 531.

A Song In Metal, Folk Art Of Uzbekistan, Tashkent Gafur Gulyam Art and Publishers, 1986, B. Krenko, Please see similar work in lot No. 73 & 66 illustrated in pages 100-101 & 94-95.

Uzbekistan Heirs Of The Silk Road, Edited By Johannes Kalter And Margareta Pavaloi, Thames Hudson, Printed in Germany. Please see similar craftsmanship of lot Nos. 668 & 643 catalogued on pages 328 & 317.
  • Identification Number: 432


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