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Inscription

See paper file for translation of inscriptions, which name and glorify Sultans Isma'il and Hasan.

Provenance

1934, sold by Arthur Upham Pope (b. 1881 - d. 1969), New York, to the MFA for $2,500. (Accession Date: May 3, 1934)

Credit Line

Ellen Frances Mason Fund

Egyptian or Syrian, Mamluk, 1342–45

Object Place

Egypt or Syria

Dimensions

H: 35.6 cm

Accession Number

34.168

Medium or Technique

Hammered brass inlaid with silver and gold

Collections

Asia

Classifications

Metalwork