Bowl with medallions, blazons, and inscriptionOn display
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With its intricate knot work, inscribed medallions, and blazons this bowl sums up the decorative repertoire characteristic of Mamluk metalwork produced for the export market. The verses decorating the rim and the body refer to drinking.
Bowl with medallions, blazons, and inscription
Datelate 15th century
Mamluk Period (1250 - 1517)
Material and technique
tinned copper alloy, engraved and inlaid with silver
Technique indexcovered metallized tinned;
Dimensions7.6 cm (height)
19.6 cm (diameter)
No. of items
Purchased with the assistance of the V&A and the Friends of the Ashmolean Museum, 1982.
Museum locationSecond floor | Gallery 35 | West meets East
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