Candlestick Base with Scenes of Court Life and Zodiac Signs

Object Name: Candlestick base
Date: mid-13th century
Geography: Iraq, Mosul
Culture: Islamic
Medium: Brass; engraved, inlaid with silver
Dimensions: Max. H. 9 9/16 in. (24.35 cm) Diam. of top: 10 3/4 in. (27.3 cm) Max. Diam. of bottom: 14 1/2 in. (36.85 cm)
Classification: Metal
Credit Line: Edward C. Moore Collection, Bequest of Edward C. Moore, 1891
Accession Number: 91.1.563

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