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Dragon-Handled Jug with Inscription

Object Name: Ewer
Date: late 15th– first quarter 16th century
Geography: present-day Afghanistan, probably Herat
Culture: Islamic
Medium: Brass; cast and turned, engraved, and inlaid with silver, gold, and black organic compound
Dimensions: Ht. 5 5/8 in. (14.3 cm) Max. Diam. 6 1/8 in. (15.6 cm) Diam. of Rim: 3 3/8 in. (8.6 cm) Diam. of base: 5 1/2 in. (14 cm)
Classification: Metal
Credit Line: Edward C. Moore Collection, Bequest of Edward C. Moore, 1891
Accession Number: 91.1.607

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