Art/ Collection/ Art Object


18th–19th century
Attributed to Egypt
H. 48 in. (121.9 cm) W. 31 in. (78.7 cm) D.13 in. (33 cm)
Credit Line:
Gift of Robert W. and Emily De Forest, 1910
Accession Number:
Not on view
Robert W. and Emily De Forest, New York (until 1910; gifted to MMA)
Dimand, Maurice S. A Handbook of Mohammedan Decorative Arts. New York: The Metropolitan Museum of Art, 1930.

Bates, Ülkü. Re-Orientations: Islamic Art and the West in the Eighteenth and Nineteenth Centuries. New York, 2008. no. 37, pp. 104–5, ill.

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