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Inscription

Inscribed in Arabic, "Work of Abu'l-Munif[?] ibn (son of) Mas'ud" (inlaid in gold on hood); plus a series of good wishes to the owner (inlaid in silver around base)

Signed

"Work of Abu'l-Munif son of Mas'ud"

Provenance

Purchased from Oscar J. Brody by the MFA, Nov. 14, 1946

Credit Line

Samuel Putnam Avery Fund

Persian, Seljuk, early 13th century

Object Place

Iran

Dimensions

Height x diameter: 27.8 x 11.8 cm (10 15/16 x 4 5/8 in.)

Accession Number

46.1135

Medium or Technique

Bronze, cast and inlaid with silver and gold

Collections

Asia

Classifications

Metalwork