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Mortar: M.4-1955

Object information

Awaiting location update

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Description

Bronze. Bell shaped mortar with a design and inscription inlaid with white metal. A fret or key-like pattern round the rim, the bowl divided into three borders, two narrow one wide, the lower one a leaf design, the wide centre panel inscribed;- al-Malik al-Adil al-Nâsir Qatâûn - the base folded.

Legal notes

Bequeathed by E. Saville Peck

Measurements and weight

Diameter: 4 ¼ in
Height: 4 in

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Bequeathed (1955-04-28) by Saville Peck, E.

Dating

4th quarter 13th Century
1279 - 1290

Note

Egyptian Mamluk

School or Style

Mamluk
Islamic

Materials used in production

Bronze

Inscription or legends present

  • Text: al-Malik al-Adil al-Nâsir Qatâûn
  • Location: Centre panel

Identification numbers

Accession number: M.4-1955
Primary reference Number: 14093
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Tuesday 10 January 2012 Last processed: Sunday 21 March 2021

Associated departments & institutions

Owner or interested party: The Fitzwilliam Museum
Associated department: Applied Arts

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