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Description The cast bracelet is made of a larger (2/3) and a smaller part (1/3), and is decorated with small discs and a burled rosettes, and a bead-molded band on the upper and lower rim. On the lower rim are twenty loops with rings and drop-shaped pendants. Three more loops are broken off. On the inner side of the bracelet is an Arabic stamp with the name of the ruler and part of the date: al-Mansur 11xx. Al-Mansur Ali I ruled from AH 1189 to 1224 (AD 1775-1809). An engraved inscription in Hebrew names the silversmith: Sa'id ha-Lewi.
Date Description Narrative
  • Diadem and Dagger: Jewish Artisans of Yemen. The Walters Art Museum, Baltimore. 2012-2013.
  • Treasures of Yemenite Silverwork. The Israel Museum, Jerusalem, Jerusalem. 2016-2017.
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 11xx; [Engraved] In Hebrew: Sa'id ha-Lewi
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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1189-1224 AH/AD 1775-1809
silver with gilding
(Gold, Silver & Jewelry)
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Outer diam: 2 3/8 in. (6 cm); Inner diam: 2 x W: 3/8 in. (5.1 x 1 cm)
  • Yemen (Place of Origin)
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