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Candlestick with benedictory inscriptions and zodiac signs

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Inscription

Inscribed in Arabic with benedictions to the owner

Provenance

Lent by Edward Jackson Holmes, October 14, 1937. Made a gift January 13, 1938 by Mr. & Mrs. E. J. Holmes

Credit Line

Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Edward Jackson Holmes

Syrian, about 1250

Object Place

Damascus, Syria

Dimensions

H x Diameter of base: 35.0 x 33.5 cm (13 3/4 x 13 3/16 in.)

Accession Number

38.19

Medium or Technique

Hammered brass, incised and inlaid with silver

Collections

Asia

Classifications

Metalwork