Description The chased bracelet is made of a larger (2/3) and a smaller piece (1/3) that together form a hollow ring. The decoration is that of a rhombic pattern with a cross-shaped design inside of the rhombi of the central row. The other rhombi are either gilded or filled with green enamel. The bracelet is very similar to Walters 57.2320. On the inner side of the bracelet is an Arabic stamp with the name of the ruler and date: al-Mansur xxx4. Al-Mansur Ali I ruled from AH 1189 to 1224 (AD 1775-1809).
- Diadem and Dagger: Jewish Artisans of Yemen. The Walters Art Museum, Baltimore. 2012-2013.
Provenance Mr. Derek Content and Mr. Benjamin Zucker [Zucker Family Trust] London and New York, by purchase; Walters Art Museum, 2010, by gift.
Inscriptions [Stamp] In Arabic: al-Mansur xxx4
Credit Joint gift to the Walters Art Museum, Baltimore, and the Israel Museum, Jerusalem, by Mr. Derek Content and Mr. Benjamin Zucker in honor of Mrs. Amanda Content and Mrs. Barbara Zucker, 2010
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