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Creator Nationality: Asian; Middle Eastern; Syrian
Creator Dates/Places: Iraq or Syria
Creator Name-CRT: Iraq or Syria
View: Principal view
Creation Start Date: 1226
Creation End Date: 1226
Creation Date: 13th century (1226)
Object Type: Decorative Arts and Utilitarian Objects
Materials and Techniques: Brass, engraved and inlaid with silver
Dimensions: H. 14 1/2 in. (36.8 cm), Diam. 8 1/4 in. (20.9 cm)
Description: This lavishly decorated object is inscribed around the neck: "Made by cUmar ibn al-Hajji Jaldak, the apprentice of Ahmad al-Dhaki al-Naqqash al-Mawsili in the year 623 [1226 A.D.]." Ahmad al-Mawsili, originally from Mosul in Upper Mesopotamia, was a famous metalworker who had a number of pupils.
AMICA Contributor: The Metropolitan Museum of Art
Owner Location: New York, New York
ID Number: 91.1.586
Credit Line: Edward C. Moore Collection, Bequest of Edward C. Moore, 1891
Copyright: Copyright ? 2002 The Metropolitan Museum of Art. All rights reserved.
AMICA ID: MMA_.91.1.586
AMICA Library Year: 2002
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Copyright (c) 2002 The Metropolitan Museum of Art. All Rights Reserved
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