Description: the rounded, slightly convex body with faceted sides leading to a hammered lower ridge, the central band with alternating cartouches containing calligraphic inscriptions and entwined split-arabesques between bands of foliate designs, the underside hammered with s-shaped grooves containing vegetal and abstrac patterns, featuring heraldic blazons to sides, centre of interior and underside
Dimensions: 13cm. height.
Condition Report: In fair condition, some oxidisation particularly visible to interior with some encrustation, three minor cracks to centre of base, discoloration, old restorations and rubbing, as viewed.
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