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Kuwait City, Kuwait
Dar al-Athar al-Islamiyyah
Hegira late 6th–early 7th century / AD late 12th–early 13th century
LNS 82 M
East Iranian World
Bronze candlestick inlaid with copper and silver, with salient rows of ducks and seated lions, and invocations of good wishes to the owner in kufic script. It was raised and fabricated from sheet and worked in repousee, engraved and inlaid.
"Candlestick" in Explore Islamic Art Collections. Museum With No Frontiers, 2017. http://www.discoverislamicart.org/database_item.php?id=object;EPM;kw;Mus21;7;en
MWNF Working Number: KW 07