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Cup

Date:
14th century
Geography:
Iran or Syria
Culture:
Islamic
Medium:
Brass; engraved and inlaid with silver
Dimensions:
H. 4 1/8 in. (10.5 cm) Diam. 7 in. (17.8 cm) Wt. 22 oz. (623.8 g)
Classification:
Metal
Credit Line:
Edward C. Moore Collection, Bequest of Edward C. Moore, 1891
Accession Number:
91.1.542
Not on view
Inscription: Inscription in Arabic on foot; translation: "Everlasting Glory and Abundant Prosperity".

In naskhi script:
العز الدائم و الاقبال الشامل و الجد الصاعد و النصر و البقاء لصاحبه

See copy of the transcription and translation in the curatorial file.
Edward C. Moore, New York (until d. 1891; bequeathed to MMA)
Bowie, Theodore Robert. "An Exhibition Prepared by Theodore Bowie." In Islamic Art Across the World. Vol. no. 1970/3. Bloomington, IN: Indiana University Art Museum, 1970. no. 277.



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