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Casket  Place of origin: Iran (western, made)  Date: 1300-1350 (made)  19th century (altered)  Artist/Maker: Unknown (production)  Materials and Techniques: Brass inlaid with gold and silver  Museum number: 459-1873  Gallery location: Islamic Middle East, room 42, case 2E

Casket Place of origin: Iran (western, made) Date: (made) century (altered) Artist/Maker: Unknown (production) Materials and Techniques: Brass inlaid with gold and silver Museum number: Gallery location: Islamic Middle East, room case

from sothebys Lot Notes The rectangular shape of our casket finds its origins in Spanish prototypes such as an ivory casket in the Bargello, datable to late 10th century Spain (The Arts of Islam, exhibition catalogue, London, 1976, p. 152, cat. 148). The decoration of our casket, with its finely engraved stripes with trefoils, can also be compared to that found on another Sicilian casket in Doha, dating circa 1100 (Metalwork Treasures, Doha, 2002, p. 50, cat. 12).

from sothebys Lot Notes The rectangular shape of our casket finds its origins in…

image courtesy of 'Treasures of Islam' exhibition catalogue, Geneva, 1985. cat. 272 brass, inlaid with silver casket. dimensions: 13x13.5 western Iran, 14th century potentially has similar sort of 'working out' to my casket on front attachment.

image courtesy of 'Treasures of Islam' exhibition catalogue, Geneva, cat. 272 brass, inlaid with silver casket. dimensions: western Iran, century potentially has similar sort of 'working out' to my casket on front attachment.

A QAJAR PIERCED BRASS CASKET WITH MYTHICAL CREATURES  IRAN, EARLY 19TH CENTURY  With rectangular body on larger base with four feet, the pierced decoration with medallions encompassing seated figures and heroes fighting mythical creatures, the lid with more fantastic figures, some standing, some seated, other fighting, with two handles, the lid with clasp

A QAJAR PIERCED BRASS CASKET WITH MYTHICAL CREATURES IRAN, EARLY 19TH CENTURY With rectangular body on larger base with four feet, the pierced decoration with medallions encompassing seated figures and heroes fighting mythical creatures, the lid with more fantastic figures, some standing, some seated, other fighting, with two handles, the lid with clasp

Iranian (Artist)  PERIOD  13th-14th century (Medieval)  MEDIUM  engraved brass, silver inlay	  (Metal)  ACCESSION NUMBER  54.519  MEASUREMENTS  4 1/8 x 6 x 5 1/8 in. (10.5 x 15.3 x 13 cm)  GEOGRAPHIES  Iran (Place of Origin)  This casket features an silver inlaid design of horsemen (possibly falconers) within roundels.

This casket features an silver inlaid design of horsemen (possibly falconers) within roundels.

A KHORASSAN RIBBED BRONZE EWER   NORTH EAST IRAN, 12TH CENTURY   The cast melon-fluted cylindrical body with a band of kufic benedictory inscription around the shoulder, the cylindrical neck with wide trough spout engraved with scrolling vine interlace, simple loop handle with ball knop, with vertical foot, each of the melon-flutes with pointed interlaced panel encompassing an interesting whirling motif, slight damaged, spout and underside restored  10½in. (26.7cm.) high

A Khorassan ribbed bronze ewer, North East Iran, century.

A FINE QAJAR LACQUERED PAPIER-

A FINE QAJAR LACQUERED PAPIER-

Casket with Figural Imagery Object Name: Casket Date: mid-13th century Geography: Iran Medium: Brass; worked metal sheet inlaid with silver Dimensions: H. 5 1/2 in. (14 cm) W. 5 1/2 in. (14 cm) Classification: Metal Credit Line: Edward C. Moore Collection, Bequest of Edward C. Moore, 1891 Accession Number: 91.1.564a, b

Casket with Figural Imagery Object Name: Casket Date: century Geography: Iran Medium: Brass; worked metal sheet inlaid with silver

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