Art/ Collection/ Art Object


mid-14th century
Attributed to Iran
Brass; engraved and inlaid with silver
H. 4 5/16 in. (11 cm) Diam. 9 3/8 in. (23.8 cm) Wt. 38.7 oz. (1097.2 g)
Credit Line:
Edward C. Moore Collection, Bequest of Edward C. Moore, 1891
Accession Number:
Not on view
Inscription: - Translation of Arabic inscriptions:
Glory to our Lord, the greatest Sultan, the King, the Governor of tribes, the Sultan of Sultans of Arabs and non-Arabs, the Imperial, the Just, the Fighter for the Faith, the Warden of Islam, the God-aided, the Triumphant, the Victorious over enemies

- Translation of Yasser al-Tabba (1978):
Glory to our Lord, the Sultan, the possessor of the neck of the nations, the Sultan of Arabs and Persians, the Conqueror, the Just, the Fighter for the Faith, the Warrior, the Aided to victory over the enemies
Edward C. Moore (American, New York 1827–1891 New York), New York (until d. 1891; bequeathed to MMA)
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