Wednesday, February 4, 2015

Mongol Cup with fish-shaped handles , late 13th–14th century - Golden Horde (Southern Russia) Gold sheet, handles worked in repouss√© and engraved; H. 4 3/4 in. (12 cm), W. (with handles) 7 in. (17.8 cm) - State Hermitage Museum, Saint Petersburg
Mongol Saddle arches and fittings, first half of 13th century. Gold worked in repoussé, remains of iron rivets; 11 3/4 x 12 in. (29.7 x 30.5 cm); 9 1/2 x 13 3/8 in. (24.2 x 34 cm) The Nasser D. Khalili Collection, London