- 16th century
- Steel, gold
- H. including nasal 13 1/2 in. (34.3 cm); H. excluding nasal 10 1/2 in. (26.7 cm); W. 8 1/2 in. (21.6 cm); D. 10 3/8 in. (26.4 cm); Wt. 3 lb. 6.8 oz. (1553.6 g)
- Credit Line:
- Bequest of George C. Stone, 1935
- Accession Number:
The inscription around the rim, a verse from the Koran known as the Victory Sura (48:1–4), includes the phrase: "Verily, we have granted thee a manfiest victory." Verses from this sura were used frequently on Ottoman armor and weapons in the sixteenth century.