Exhibitions/ Art Object

Parikara (Backplate)

Date:
dated 1449
Culture:
India (Gujarat)
Medium:
Brass inlaid with silver and copper
Dimensions:
H. 13 in. (33 cm)
Classification:
Metalwork
Credit Line:
Purchase, Anonymous Gift, 1992
Accession Number:
1992.124.2
Not on view
Inscription: The reverse of this back plate has a lengthy inscription with a date of 1507, corresponding to A.D. 1449
Uncle of Subhash Kapoor by 1972; [ Art of the Past, Inc. , New York, by 1992, sold to MMA]
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