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Ceremonial Mace

18th century
Rock crystal, gold, copper alloy, ruby
L. 21 in. (53.4 cm); Diam. of head 2 in. (5 cm); Wt. 1 lb. 6 oz. (636 g)
Shafted Weapons
Credit Line:
Bequest of George C. Stone, 1935
Accession Number:
On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 379
George Cameron Stone, New York (until d. November 18, 1935; his bequest to MMA).
Grancsay, Stephen V. "The George C. Stone Bequest: Turkish, Balkan, Caucasian, and North African Arms and Armor." The Metropolitan Museum of Art Bulletin 32, no. 3 (March 1937). p. 57, fig. 4.

The Metropolitan Museum of Art and Helmut Nickel. "The Ottoman Empire." Metropolitan Museum of Art Bulletin 26, no. 5 (1968). p. 220, no. 40, ill.

Grancsay, Stephen V., and Stuart W. Pyhrr. Arms & Armor: Essays by Stephen V. Grancsay from the Metropolitan Museum of Art Bulletin 1920–1964. New York: The Metropolitan Museum of Art, 1986. p. 169, fig. 63.7.

Mohamed, Bashir. L'art Des Chevaliers En Pays D'islam: Collection De La Furusiyya Art Foundation. Milan: Skira, 2007. p. 247, no. 238, ill.

Mohamed, Bashir. The Arts of the Muslim Knight: The Furusiyya Art Foundation Collection. Milan: Skira, 2008. p. 247, no. 238, ill.

Alexander, David, Stuart W. Pyhrr, and Will Kwiatkowski. Islamic Arms and Armor in the Metropolitan Museum of Art. New York: The Metropolitan Museum of Art, 2015. p. 245, no. 102.

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