Location: On Display in the Middle East Galleries

From: Persia

Curatorial Section: Near Eastern

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Object Number NEP12
Current Location Middle East Galleries - On Display
Culture Persian
Provenience Persia
Period Mohammedan
Date Made 1200-1299 CE
Section Near Eastern
Materials Bronze | Silver | Brass
Technique Inlaid
Iconography Arabic Inscription
Inscription Language Naskhi

Bronze inlaid with silver. Martinovitch notes: "The Arabic inscription, in Naskhi four time repeated: a) on neck; b) on cover; c) on upper panel, and d) on lower panel. Contains good wishes to the owner 'permanent triumph, and enduring happiness, and growing posperity.' "

"Bears Arabic inscription in plaited Kufic script repeated on the neck, edge of cover, and upper and lower bands reading: "Permanent triumph and enduring happiness and growing prosperity to the owner." Upper part attached later."

Height 35.56 cm
Outside Diameter 33.02 cm
Credit Line Purchased from H. Kevorkian, 1925

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