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Openwork incense burner in the shape of a lion, Islamic, Eastern Persia-Khorasan, 11th century A.D.
Bronze
10 3/5 × 10 3/5 in
27 × 27 cm
location
Geneva
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PAA
Phoenix Ancient Art
Geneva
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This finely pierced bronze incense burner is a beautiful example of the highly stylized animal …

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This finely pierced bronze incense burner is a beautiful example of the highly stylized animal statuary typical of Islamic Art. The piece has been made using the lost wax technique, in which a clay mold in the shape the final piece will take is coated with wax; the molten metal is then poured into the wax mold. The …

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About the work
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Phoenix Ancient Art
Geneva
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This finely pierced bronze incense burner is a beautiful example of the highly stylized animal …

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This finely pierced bronze incense burner is a beautiful example of the highly stylized animal statuary typical of Islamic Art. The piece has been made using the lost wax technique, in which a clay mold in the shape the final piece will take is coated with wax; the molten metal is then poured into the wax mold. The …

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Openwork incense burner in the shape of a lion, Islamic, Eastern Persia-Khorasan, 11th century A.D.
Bronze
10 3/5 × 10 3/5 in
27 × 27 cm
location
Geneva