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Candlestick

Date:
first half 14th century
Geography:
Attributed to Egypt or Syria
Medium:
Brass; inlaid with silver
Dimensions:
H. 13 in. (33 cm) Diam. 4 7/16 in (11.3 cm) Wt. 21.6 oz. (612.4 g)
Classification:
Metal
Credit Line:
Edward C. Moore Collection, Bequest of Edward C. Moore, 1891
Accession Number:
91.1.574
Not on view
Inscription: Arabic; translation: "His high Excellency, the Mamluk, the great Amir, the Just, the Fighter for the Faith, the Leonine, the King."

Translation by Yassir al-Tabba (1978): "The high excellency, the lord, the great amir, the just, the fighter for the faith, the wise, (the servant of) al-Malik al-Kamil."
Edward C. Moore (American, New York 1827–1891 New York), New York (until d. 1891; bequeathed to MMA)
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