Islamic Terracotta water pitcher (Askos) , 12,5 x 16 cm

Islamic Terracotta water pitcher (Askos) , 12,5 x 16 cm
1200 A.D.

Water has multiple meanings within Islam. Not only is it the source of life, but it has a purifying meaning for man, since it cleanses both his exterior (the body) and his interior (the soul), the latter with an eminently spiritual meaning. This jug of water with a handle has an original design that recalls in its forms the body of a bird or dove.

Provenance: Aweidah Gallery, Israel, 2006
Previous owner: Documentation at Aweidah Gallery

Export authorization from the Israel Antiquities Authority No. 2739 with date 13/03/2006

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Lot details
water pitcher (Askos) , 12,5 x 16 cm
Century/ Timeframe
1200 A.D.
Good Condition, See Photo
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