Antique Medieval Fatimid Bronze Perfume Flask Egypt 10-12th Century 288 -494 AH. Antique Medieval Fatimid Caliphate Period Bronze Perfume Flask Egypt 10th -12th Century A. Antique medieval Islamic Fatimid Caliphate period 10th-12th century A. (288 AH - 494 AH) Egypt- Fatimid Caliphate, cast bronze scent bottle in the form of the parrot with an aperture on the front with finely carved details and a suspension ring on its back. A similar parrots from the Keir Collection, are published in the book Islamic Metalwork of the Eighth to the Fifteenth Century in the Keir Collection, by Geza Fehervari, London, 1976, p.
A related parrot perfume holder but much smaller and with a broken comb and is published in the Bonhams catalog Arts of Islamic and Indian World London, New Bond Street 7 Oct 2010, lot 84 described by the Bonhams expert in Islamic Art A miniature Fatimid bronze Perfume Holder Egypt, 10th-12th Century. MEASUREMENTS: Overall length: 11 cm (4.33 inches) Height: 6.5 cm (2 916 inches) CONDITION: Showing the age and usage, minor crack in the right leg and the base ring. However, the bronze parrot is in good condition considering its age to be approximately 1000 years old.The items are accurately described & photographed. The entire listing indicates the condition of the item, including photographs and the description. Please read the description and carefully view the photographs, as they are a part of the description of the object and condition of the object since pictures are far better for describing the condition of an object than a 1000-word description. The exterior of the bronze has distinctive, for the ancient bronze objects with high copper content, (Copper alloy) deep reddish patina.
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