This ewer has a globular body, a shallow foot-rim,
tall neck and a tall lobbed handle connecting the
faceted neck to the body.
The figure of a harpy dominates the decoration of
the body. The harpy features in many contexts
traditions as a creature with magical powers and
other worldly associations. This mythical creature
usually features in Islamic art as a decorative
with generally positive connotations as do other
mythical beasts such as griffins and sphinxes.