Candlestick with benedictory inscriptions and zodiac signs

Syrian
about 1250


Object Place: Damascus, Syria

Dimensions

H x Diameter of base: 35.0 x 33.5 cm (13 3/4 x 13 3/16 in.)

Accession Number

38.19

Medium or Technique

Hammered brass, incised and inlaid with silver and copper

On View

Islamic Gallery (Gallery 175)

Collections

Asia

Classifications

Metalwork

Inscription

Inscribed in Arabic with benedictions to the owner

Provenance

Lent by Edward Jackson Holmes, October 14, 1937. Made a gift January 13, 1938 by Mr. & Mrs. E. J. Holmes

Credit Line

Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Edward Jackson Holmes