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.
10.3 × 20.3 cm (4 1/16 × 8 in.); height with handle up 20.8 cm (8 3/16 in.)
Bequest of Russell Tyson
Extended information about this artwork
Eva Baer, Metalwork in Medieval Islamic Art (1983), fig. 196.
G. D. Guest and R. Ettinghausen, ‘The iconography of a Kashan luster plate’, Ars Orientalis, 4 (1961), fig.50.
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