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A pear-shaped brass jug with handle on a gently splayed foot, with silver inlaid decoration comprising of interlinked medallions containing representations of the zodiac signs, on a T-fret pattern background, between two inscriptive bands; the neck with a frieze of human-headed Kufic inscription.
AKM986, Jug

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A pear-shaped brass jug with handle on a gently splayed foot, with silver inlaid decoration comprising of interlinked medallions containing representations of the zodiac signs, on a T-fret pattern background, between two inscriptive bands; the neck with a frieze of human-headed Kufic inscription.
AKM986, Jug

© The Aga Khan Museum

A pear-shaped brass jug on a gently splayed foot, with silver inlaid decoration comprising of interlinked medallions containing representations of the zodiac signs, on a T-fret pattern background, between two inscriptive bands; the neck with a frieze of human-headed Kufic inscription.
AKM986, Jug

© The Aga Khan Museum

A pear-shaped brass jug with handle on a gently splayed foot, with silver inlaid decoration comprising of interlinked medallions containing representations of the zodiac signs, on a T-fret pattern background, between two inscriptive bands; the neck with a frieze of human-headed Kufic inscription.
AKM986, Jug

© The Aga Khan Museum

Top of brass jug with silver inlaid decoration showing detail and size the opening
AKM986, Jug, Top

© The Aga Khan Museum

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On Display
Jug
  • Accession Number:AKM986
  • Place:Iraq, Mosul
  • Dimensions:16.5 cm × 13.5 cm
  • Date:first half of 13th century
  • Materials and Technique:Brass, inlaid with silver

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