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Object Number:NEP12
Current Location: Middle East Galleries
Currently On Display
Culture:Persian
Provenience: Persia
Period: Mohammedan
Date Made: 1200-1299 AD
Early Date: 1200
Late Date: 1200-1299 AD
Section:Near Eastern
Materials:Bronze
Silver
Brass
Technique:Inlaid
Iconography:Arabic Inscription
Inscription Language:Naskhi
Height: 35.56 Centimeters/Inches
Outside Diameter:33.02 Centimeters/Inches
Credit Line:Purchased from H. Kevorkian, 1925

Description

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." Ackerman: Case 41: B-Candlestick. 13th century. Guilloche with eleven large roundels each filled with pair of seated figures; above and below, plaited Kufic; on neck, Kufic; on cup, entrelacs in roundels. Diameter, 12 ½ in


Current & Past Exhibitions:

Islamic Gallery (1977) View Objects in Exhibition
Middle East Galleries (21 Apr 2018) View Objects in Exhibition

Bibliography:

[Article] Negahban, Ezat O. 1989. "Persian Caligraphy: the Development of an Art Form". Expedition: The Magazine of the University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology. 31 (1): 26-39.View Objects related to this Actual Citation
[Book] Quick, Jennifer. 2004. Magnificent Objects from the University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology.View Objects related to this Actual Citation
[Catalogue, Exhibition] Ackerman, Phyllis. 1940. Guide to the Exhibition of Persian Art.View Objects related to this Actual Citation

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