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Candlestick

Date:
late 13th–early 14th century
Geography:
Egypt
Culture:
Islamic
Medium:
Brass; inlaid with silver
Dimensions:
H. 9 9/16 in. (24.3 cm) D. 9 in. (22.9 cm)
Classification:
Metal
Credit Line:
Edward C. Moore Collection, Bequest of Edward C. Moore, 1891
Accession Number:
91.1.570
Not on view
Inscription: Arabic; translation: "Of what was made by order of His Excellency, the High, the Mamluk, the King, the Wise, the Master, the Noble, the Victorious, the Prince Nasir al-Din Mohammed, the Highest, the Leonine". Dates of Sultan Nasir al-Din Muhammad, 1293-1341 AD. (Translation by N. Martinovitch)
Edward C. Moore, New York (until d. 1891; bequeathed to MMA)
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