|Current Location:||Collections storage|
|Date Made:||1200-1299 AD|
|Credit Line:||Purchased from H. Kevorkian, 1925|
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
|[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. Actual Citation : Page/Fig./Plate: 31||View Objects related to this Actual Citation|
|[Book] Quick, Jennifer. 2004. Magnificent Objects from the University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology. : Page/Fig./Plate: 163||View Objects related to this|
|[Catalogue, Exhibition] Ackerman, Phyllis. 1940. Guide to the Exhibition of Persian Art. Actual Citation : Page/Fig./Plate: Pg. 43, Object B||View Objects related to this Actual Citation|
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