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Bracelet

  • Place of origin:

    Iran (made)

  • Date:

    1100-1200 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Unknown

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Gold, embossed and engraved, with niello, blue glazed quartzite, garnets, sapphires and turquoises.

  • Museum number:

    M.32-1957

  • Gallery location:

    Jewellery, Rooms 91, The William and Judith Bollinger Gallery, case 4, shelf C, box 11

Physical description

Bracelet, gold, embossed and set with stones; panels of Kufic script on a niello ground, extensively reworked

Place of Origin

Iran (made)

Date

1100-1200 (made)

Artist/maker

Unknown

Materials and Techniques

Gold, embossed and engraved, with niello, blue glazed quartzite, garnets, sapphires and turquoises.

Marks and inscriptions

Inscribed with a partly legible inscription Kufic text wishing good fortune to the owner

Dimensions

Height: 3.1 cm, Width: 7.5 cm, Depth: 7.5 cm

Descriptive line

Bracelet, gold, embossed and set with stones, Iran (Seljuk Empire), about 1100-1200

Production Note

Seljuk Empire

Materials

Gold; Niello; Quartzite; Garnet; Sapphire; Turquoise

Categories

Jewellery; Metalwork; Islam

Collection

Middle East Section

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