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late 12th–13th century
Attributed to Iran
Brass; fluted, engraved and repoussé, originally inlaid with silver
H. 7 3/8 in. (18.7 cm)
Credit Line:
Rogers Fund, 1908
Accession Number:
Not on view
Inscription: Decorative naskhi inscriptions (pseudo-inscriptions)

Octave Homberg(by 1904–08; his sale, Hôtel Drouot, Paris, May 11–16, 1908,lot 341, to Fernand Robert for MMA)
Dimand, Maurice S. A Handbook of Mohammedan Decorative Arts. New York: The Metropolitan Museum of Art, 1930. p. 110, ill. fig. 50 (b/w).

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