Bowl (Tas) with Attached Handles, Decorated with Horsemen and Solar Motif

A work made of brass inlaid with silver.
CC0 Public Domain Designation

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  • A work made of brass inlaid with silver.

Date:

14th century

Artist:

Iran
probably Fars

About this artwork

On View

Asian Art, Gallery 50

Artist

Islamic

Title

Bowl (Tas) with Attached Handles, Decorated with Horsemen and Solar Motif

Origin

Iran

Date

1301–1400

Medium

Brass inlaid with silver

Inscriptions

Two insriptions on the bottom of the vessel. One reads "Muhammad Muqim" and the other with the letter mim. Both are in the form of a tear-drop shaped medallion. For another vessel with the same markings, see Melikian-Chirvani, Islamic Metalwork from the Iranian World, cat. no, 104 (fig. 104G); Melikian-Chirvani, Le Bronze iranien, pp. 77-8.

Dimensions

10.3 × 20.3 cm (4 1/16 × 8 in.); height with handle up 20.8 cm (8 3/16 in.)

Credit Line

Bequest of Russell Tyson

Reference Number

1964.563

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