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Cup

Date:
14th century
Geography:
Attributed to Iran or Syria
Medium:
Brass; engraved and inlaid with silver
Dimensions:
H. 4 1/8 in. (10.5 cm)
Diam. 7 in. (17.8 cm)
Wt. 22 oz. (623.8 g)
Classification:
Metal
Credit Line:
Edward C. Moore Collection, Bequest of Edward C. Moore, 1891
Accession Number:
91.1.542
Not on view
Inscription: Inscription in Arabic on foot; translation: "Everlasting Glory and Abundant Prosperity".

In naskhi script:
العز الدائم و الاقبال الشامل و الجد الصاعد و النصر و البقاء لصاحبه

See copy of the transcription and translation in the curatorial file.
Edward C. Moore, New York (until d. 1891; bequeathed to MMA)
Bloomington. Indiana University. "Islamic Art Across the World," June 18, 1970–October 1, 1970, no. 277.

Bowie, Theodore Robert. "An Exhibition Prepared by Theodore Bowie." In Islamic Art Across the World. Vol. no. 1970/3. Bloomington, IN: Indiana University Art Museum, 1970. no. 277.

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