Circa: 19th century
Size: 9″ / 24 cm / tall – 5 ½ ″ / 14 cm / wide
TURKMENISTAN antique tinned mini copper EWER. It is hand forged copper and tinned to protect the body. Copper showing parts were formed by holding such areas to carry or use. Typical Turkmen design without handle so that it would be lighter. Such small ones are made for daily use – washing hands, faces and ablution. Center part has a raised heart like design. The beak designed bended so that water would come out with a small movement. It has great patina from turned over a century use.