Photograph: David Franzen, 2010,  © DDFIA, Honolulu, Hawai'i


This item has been added to the Database within the Explore Islamic Art Collections project. Information is available in: English.

Name of Object:

Bowl

Location:

Honolulu, Hawai'i, United States of America

Holding Museum:

Shangri La, Doris Duke Foundation for Islamic Art

About Shangri La, Doris Duke Foundation for Islamic Art, Honolulu, Hawai'i

Date of Object:

Hegira 8th century / AD 14th century

Museum Inventory Number:

47.85

Material(s) / Technique(s):

Glass; gilded

Dimensions:

Overall: 6 x 11.1 cm

Period / Dynasty

Mamluk

Provenance:

Syria or Egypt

Description:

The exterior of this pale green gilded glass bowl is inscribed below the mouth with standard Mamluk titulature: "The sultan, the possessor, the … and guardian of the world and the religion, killer of infidels and polytheists, the sultan …" (translation courtesy of Wheeler Thackston).

Citation of this web page:

 "Bowl" in Explore Islamic Art Collections. Museum With No Frontiers, 2017. http://www.discoverislamicart.org/database_item.php?id=object;EPM;us;Mus22;14;en

MWNF Working Number: US2 14

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Mamluks


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