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Casket

Date:
early 15th century
Geography:
Attributed to Iran or Caucasus
Medium:
Brass, with traces of gilding
Dimensions:
H. 5 1/4 in. (13.3 cm) W. 6 in. (15.2 cm) D. 4 3/4 in. (12.1 cm) Wt. 26.9 oz. (762.7 g)
Classification:
Metal
Credit Line:
Purchase, Edward C. Moore Jr. Gift, 1927
Accession Number:
27.13.1
Not on view
Inscription: Inscription in Arabic in kufic script on border of the the lid.

Other inscriptions are in decorative naskhi letters.

A.Ghouchani
Alphonse Kann, Paris (until 1927; his sale, American Art Association,New York, January 6–8, 1927, no. 305, to MMA)
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