Finial with Inscription "Ya Khafar" ("Oh, Protector!")

Object Name: Finial
Date: 17th century
Geography: probably Iran
Culture: Islamic
Medium: Steel; inlaid with gold on front and silver foil overlay on reverse
Dimensions: H. (with brackets) 7 1/2 in. (19 cm) H. (w/o brackets) 6 7/8 in. (17.5 cm) Gr. W. (at bottom) 4 3/4 in. (12 cm)
Classification: Metal
Credit Line: Purchase, Richard S. Perkins Gift, 1982
Accession Number: 1982.44

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