Persian Antique Hand engraved (Ghalamzani) Hammered seamless Cooper winged kneeling bull rhyton

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A Persian Antique Hand Engraved Hammered seamless cooper rhyton goblet in the form of a winged and kneeling bull from the Achaemenid period.The trumpet form cup with raised decoration of flowers.A rhyton (plural rhytons or, following the Greek plural, rhyta) is a container from which fluids were intended to be drunk, or else poured in some ceremony such as libation. The English word rhyton originates in the ancient Greek word ῥυτόν (rhŭtón))

Note:A similar Achaemenid Rhyton of animalistic form can be seen in the Metropolitan  Museum,NY

  • Height:20 cm
  • Length:15 cm
  • Width:6 cm
  • Opening Diameter:  12 cm
  • Weight: 0.5 gr
  • Material: cooper
  • Style: Achaemenid

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What is Metalwork (Engraving or Ghalam-zani)

Metalworking is a science, art, hobby, industry, and trade. Its historical roots span cultures, civilizations, and millennia. Metalworking has evolved from the discovery of smelting various ores, producing malleable and ductile metal useful for tools and adornments.
Engraving (Ghalam-zani) is a term, for artistic metalworking, by hammering gold, silver, copper, brass, engraving, Repoussé and chasing to form minute detailed reliefs or small engraved patterns. Art engraving has a long history in Iran back to more than several thousand years ago.


Additional information

Dimensions 15 × 6 × 20 cm
Color spectrum

Type of Craft


Home Decor, Hotel Decor, Luxury Gifts, Sculpture


Iran, Isfahan, Persia


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