Long-Handled Spoon Inscribed in Arabic with Good Wishes

Maker: Mahmud ibn Muhammad ibn Abi al-Hasan al-Naqqash
Object Name: Mixing spoon
Date: 11th century
Geography: Iran, possibly Khurasan
Culture: Islamic
Medium: High-tin bronze alloy; cast, chased, and drilled
Dimensions: H. 25 1/8 (63.8 cm) Diam. 6 7/8 in. (17.5 cm) Depth. 1 in. (2.5 cm)
Classification: Metal
Credit Line: Purchase, The Page and Otto Marx Jr. Foundation Gift, Rogers Fund, Eva D. Balamuth and Persian Heritage Foundation Gifts, and funds from various donors, 2002
Accession Number: 2002.20

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