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Inscription

Saucer bears an inscription in Khitani letters

Provenance

Edward Jackson Holmes (b. 1873 - d. 1950), Topsfield, MA; 1950, by inheritance to his wife, Mrs. Edward Jackson (Mary Stacy Beaman) Holmes (b. 1875); 1950, gift of Mrs. Edward Jackson Holmes to the MFA. (Accession Date: December 14, 1950)

Credit Line

Gift of Mrs. Edward Jackson Holmes

Central Asian, Seljuk, early 13th century

Object Place

Turkestan or Afghanistan, Transoxiana

Dimensions

H: 55 cm (21 5/8 in.)

Accession Number

50.3628

Medium or Technique

Bronze

Collections

Asia

Classifications

Metalwork