Damascus Type. Cobalt blue and turquoise under-glaze. Inscription in band. Arabic inscription written in Naskhi: "Glory to our lord, the King AL-KAMIL, the Sultan, the Wise, the devout to God." Among the Mamluks of Egypt one only had the name "Al-Kamil" and he reigned only one year-1345 AD. Consquently we can date this bowl exactly 1345 AD.
[Catalogue] Al Khemir, Sabiha. 2012. Beauty and Belief: crossing Bridges with the Arts of Islamic Culture. : Page/Fig./Plate: Pg. 46
[Catalogue] Al Khemir, Sabiha. 2012. Beauty and Belief: crossing Bridges with the Arts of Islamic Culture. : Page/Fig./Plate: Pg. 206
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