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Drum-Shaped Candlestick


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Description This drum-shaped candlestick is engraved and inlaid with silver and gold. It bears a large Tuluth inscription, and decorations with peonies and four roundels.
Conservation
Date Description Narrative
7/28/1980Examinationexamined for condition
Exhibitions
  • Threshold to the Sacred: The Ark Door of Cairo‚Äôs Ben Ezra Synagogue . The Walters Art Museum, Baltimore; Yeshiva University Museum, New York. 2013-2014.
Provenance Dikran Kelekian, New York and Paris [date and mode of acquisition unknown]; Henry Walters, Baltimore, 1925, by purchase; Walters Art Museum, 1931, by bequest.
Inscriptions [Signature] On replacement neck: Hasan al-Hindi; [Date] On replacement neck: A.H. 1158
Credit Acquired by Henry Walters, 1925

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Period
Body: 14th century; Replacement Neck: 1745-1746 (Medieval)
Medium
brass with silver and gold inlay
(Metal)
Accession Number
54.458
Measurements
13 9/16 x 14 9/16 x 13 9/16 in. (34.5 x 37 x 34.5 cm)
Geographies
  • Egypt (Place of Origin)
Location Within Museum
Not On View

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