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Bowl with Cover

Object Name:
Bowl with lid
19th century
Attributed to Iran
Tinned copper; engraved
a+b: H. 7 1/2 in. (19.1 cm) Diam. 7 in. (17.8 cm)
Credit Line:
Edward C. Moore Collection, Bequest of Edward C. Moore, 1891
Accession Number:
91.1.537a, b
On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 461
Objects like this bowl with cover were typically displayed in open niches in reception rooms of upper-class Syrian residences during the Ottoman period.
Signature: Signed by Muhammad Hakkak, according to the curatorial file.
Edward C. Moore (American, New York 1827–1891 New York), New York (until d. 1891; bequeathed to MMA)
New York. Leubsdorf Gallery at Hunter College. "Re-Orientations: Islamic Art and the West in the Eighteenth and Nineteenth Centuries," February 7, 2008–April 26, 2008, no catalogue.

Bates, Ülkü. Re-Orientations: Islamic Art and the West in the Eighteenth and Nineteenth Centuries. New York, 2008. no. 22, pp. 74–75, ill.

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