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Lidded box

Lidded box

  • Place of origin:

    Egypt (made)

  • Date:

    1310-1341 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Unknown

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Hammered brass with traces of inlay on decorative arabesque as well as on the inscriptions

  • Museum number:

    842:1, 2-1891

  • Gallery location:

    In Storage

Physical description

Cylindrical brass box with inscriptions and arabesque decorative bands.

Place of Origin

Egypt (made)

Date

1310-1341 (made)

Artist/maker

Unknown

Materials and Techniques

Hammered brass with traces of inlay on decorative arabesque as well as on the inscriptions

Marks and inscriptions

المقر أل... العالي /المولوي الملك الناصر
The ruler..... the High/ the Lofty King al-Nasr
around the side

المقر العالي /المولوي الغازي الملك الناصر
The Ruler, the High/ the Lofty the Warrior King al-nasr
lid-top

Dimensions

Height: 11 cm, Diameter: 9 cm

Descriptive line

Middle East, Metalwork. Box, cylindrical, brass inscribed in Arabic with honorific titles, Mamluk Egypt, 1310-1341.

Materials

Brass

Techniques

Hammered; Engraved

Categories

Metalwork

Collection

Middle East Section

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