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Inscription: Arabic; translation: (on upper border) "Permanent glory [and] good fortune". The inscriptions found in the cartouches between the medallions on the body and the top are pseudo-Kufic, and cannot be deciphered.
J. Pierpont Morgan, New York (until d. 1913; his estate 1913–17; gifted to MMA)
Main Building 1000 Fifth Avenue (at 82nd Street), New York, NY 10028 | 212-535-7710
The Cloisters 99 Margaret Corbin Drive, Fort Tryon Park, New York, NY 10040 | 212-923-3700