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Candlestick

Candlestick

  • Place of origin:

    Egypt (possibly, made)
    Syria (possibly, made)

  • Date:

    1300-1400 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Unknown

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Hammered sheet brass with silver inlay

  • Museum number:

    312-1854

  • Gallery location:

    In Storage

Physical description

Candlestick base decorated with Arabic inscriptions on the body.

Place of Origin

Egypt (possibly, made)
Syria (possibly, made)

Date

1300-1400 (made)

Artist/maker

Unknown

Materials and Techniques

Hammered sheet brass with silver inlay

Marks and inscriptions

المقر العالي المولوي ألمتغز الأمير الملكي
المرابط العالمي

His High Excellency, our Lord, ....., The Amir (of the King), the Vanquisher...

Dimensions

Height: 16.2 cm, Diameter: 28.2 cm Base, Diameter: 18.2 cm Neck

Descriptive line

Middle East, Metalwork. Candlestick base, brass with traces of silver inlay, with decoration and Arabic inscriptions giving honorific titles, Mamluk Egypt or Syria, 1300-1400

Materials

Brass; Material

Techniques

Inlay

Collection

Middle East Section

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