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  • Object type

  • Museum number


  • Description

    Bowl and lid. Engraved with medallions and arabesques. Inlaid with silver on ground of scroll-work. Made of brass.

  • Producer name

  • School/style

  • Culture/period

  • Date

    • 15thC-16thC
  • Production place

  • Findspot

  • Materials

  • Technique

  • Dimensions

    • Diameter: 14.7 centimetres (rim)
    • Height: 10 centimetres (max, with lid)
  • Inscriptions

      • Inscription Type

      • Inscription Transliteration

        Mahmud al Kurdi
      • Inscription Comment

        signed on rim of bowl, and on lid in triangular intersections in centre of design.
  • Bibliography

    • Ward & La Niece (Arab metalwork catalogue forthcoming.) bibliographic details
    • Auld 2004 pp.148-149 bibliographic details
  • Location

    On display: G34/dc20

  • Acquisition name

  • Acquisition date


  • Department

    Middle East

  • Registration number



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