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Cauldron

Date:
second half 14th century
Geography:
Caucasus
Culture:
Islamic
Medium:
Brass; cast and incised
Dimensions:
H. 8 3/4 in. (22.2 cm) Diam. 13 3/16 in. (33.5 cm)
Classification:
Metal
Credit Line:
Gift of Mrs. Ruth Blumka, 1976
Accession Number:
1976.348
Not on view
Inscription: Arabic, enclosed in rectangular panels in pseudo-Kufic, and in naskhi script; translation: "glory and prosperity" (repeated twice)
Ruth Blumka, New York (until 1976; gifted to MMA)
Ettinghausen, Richard. Archives of Asian Art. vol. XXXI (1977–1978). p. 139.



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