Antique Islamic Kohl Flask or Sormedan, Persia 10th Century

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Small Persian cast-bronze container for cosmetics like eye makeup etc. called kohl flask or sormedan in Persian, with rectangular body standing on four feet and octagonal neck, 10th century.
MEASUREMENTS: Height: 6.4cm (2 ½ in)
CONDITION: signs of wear otherwise in good condition
REFERENCES: For a similar examples see 1) Sotheby’s Catalogue from 1985 “ Islamic Works of Art, Carpets and Textiles” item 246.
2) Victoria and Albert Museum, London, see Melikian-Chirvani, no. 4


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Item Details

Reference #:
IS170
Quantity
1
Category
Antiquities
Department
Antiques
Year
10th century
Dimensions
(Width x Height X Depth)
x x
Weight
Unknown
Condition
Good
Material