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Ceremonial Mace

Date:
18th century
Culture:
Indian
Medium:
Rock crystal, gold, copper alloy, ruby
Dimensions:
L. 21 in. (53.4 cm); Diam. of head 2 in. (5 cm); Wt. 1 lb. 6 oz. (636 g)
Classification:
Shafted Weapons
Credit Line:
Bequest of George C. Stone, 1935
Accession Number:
36.25.1884
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 (March 1937), p. 57, fig. 4.

The Metropolitan Museum of Art and Helmut Nickel. "The Ottoman Empire." Metropolitan Museum of Art Bulletin (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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