Bowl, Brass; engraved, originally inlaid with silver

Bowl

Date:
late 14th century
Geography:
Attributed to Iran
Medium:
Brass; engraved, originally inlaid with silver
Dimensions:
H. 4 3/8 in. (11.1 cm)
Max. Diam. 9 9/16 in. (24.3 cm)
Wt. 1.6775 lbs (0.760901 kg)
Classification:
Metal
Credit Line:
Edward C. Moore Collection, Bequest of Edward C. Moore, 1891
Accession Number:
91.1.597
Not on view
Inscription: Arabic; translation: "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-sided, the Triumphant, the Victorious over enemies".

Translation by Yassir al-Tabba (1978):
"Glory to our lord, the sultan, the possessor of the necks of the nations, the sultan of Arabs and Persians, the conqueror, the just, the fighter for the faith, the warrior, the aided, the aided to victory over the enemies"
Edward C. Moore, New York (until d. 1891; bequeathed to MMA)