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Bucket with Roundels and Signs of the Zodiac
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Bucket with Roundels and Signs of the Zodiac


Description Conservation Exhibitions Provenance Inscription Credit
Description The design on this bucket is engraved and inlaid with copper and features twelve roundels, the zodiac, and interlace.
Conservation

Examined in preparation for loan.

The handle was secured in an upright position for display.

Date Description Narrative
11/17/1981Examinationexamined for loan
11/06/2015ExaminationExamined
10/04/2016TreatmentTreated for exhibition
Exhibitions
  • Exhibition of Persian Art. Iranian Institute, New York. 1940.
  • Islamic Insights. Katonah Gallery, Katonah. 1980.
  • The World of Islam. Saint Mary's College, St. Mary's City. 1981.
  • Court and Cosmos: The Great Age of the Seljuqs. The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York. 2016.
Provenance Henry Walters, Baltimore [date and mode of acquisition unknown]; Walters Art Museum, 1931, by bequest.
Inscriptions [Inscription]
Credit Acquired by Henry Walters, 1913

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Period
12th century (Medieval)
Medium
brass, inlaid with copper
(Metal)
Accession Number
54.523
Measurements
Handle extended H: 12 3/16 x Diam: 8 5/16 in. (31 x 21.1 cm)
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