Candlestick with arabesque designs and Persian inscriptions

Persian
Safavid
17th century


Object Place: Persia

Dimensions

H: 28 cm (11 in.)

Accession Number

22.548

Medium or Technique

Brass

On View

Islamic Gallery (Gallery 175)

Collections

Asia

Classifications

Metalwork

Inscription

Riza ibn Tajir Mahabadi. "Its owner is Reza, son of the merchant from Mahabad" (city in Iranian Turkestan)

Provenance

Lent by John Lawrence. Executor of Estate of J. W. Paige, May 9, 1899.

Credit Line

Gift of the Estate of James W. Paige