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Candlestick of cast bronze engraved and inlaid with silver (view of base)
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Candlestick of cast bronze engraved and inlaid with silver (view of base)

Late 13th century

Eastern Anatolian (Konya?), Turkey, late 13th Century

Cast bronze inlaid with silver

height : 20.4 cm ; diameter of base : 19.4 cm

Notes
Around the base are four roundels contaning enthronement scenes; Kufic benedictory inscriptions above these and cursive inscriptions around nozzle referring to its "owner and master"

Inscription
Inscription, engraved, above roundels, Kufic benedictory inscriptions
Inscription, engraved, around nozzle, cursive inscriptions

Acquisition
Gambier-Parry, Mark; bequest; 1966
O.1966.GP.208

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