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Round Box


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Description This round box has a dome-shaped cover attached with chains on two sides, fastening in the front. Around the body is a broad band containing a thuluth inscription of blessings for the sultan. Persian verses decorate the cover along with arabesque patterns.
Conservation
Date Description Narrative
1/24/1972Treatmentcleaned
8/27/1974Treatmentcleaned
12/13/2011ExaminationExamined for exhibition
Exhibitions
  • Art of Persia. Ithaca College Museum of Art, Ithaca. 1966-1967.
  • Illuminated Manuscripts: Masterpieces in Miniature. The Walters Art Gallery, Baltimore. 1984-1985.
Provenance Dikran Kelekian, New York and Paris [date and mode of acquisition unknown]; Henry Walters, Baltimore, 1922, by purchase; Walters Art Museum, 1931, by bequest.
Credit Acquired by Henry Walters, 1922

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Period
14th century
Medium
brass, silver, gold
(Metal)
Accession Number
54.516
Measurements
H: 3 7/16 x Diam: 3 11/16 in. (8.8 x 9.4 cm)
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Location Within Museum
Not On View

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