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Inscription

Cursive naskhi script on 3 sides and front, giving the name of Sultan Muhammad Khudabanda and the date, 1580.

Signed

Signed: Riza ibn 'Ali

Provenance

Lent by F. G. Macomber, April 18,1910. Bought of Kelekian. Returned December 21, 1923. Purchased from the sale of Macomber's Collection of Near Eastern Objects at the American Art Association, from the Arthur Mason Knapp Fund, March 6, 1924.

Credit Line

Arthur Mason Knapp Fund

Persian, Safavid, 1580

Object Place

Iran

Dimensions

L: 32.5 cm (12 13/16 in.)

Accession Number

24.128

Medium or Technique

Cast iron, handle hinged and fretted

Collections

Asia

Classifications

Metalwork