Candlestick (modern forgery)

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Maker(s)
Artist: Abu'l-Fath 'Ali
Historical period(s)
early 20th century
Medium
Silver
Dimensions
H x W: 57.1 × 57.2 cm (22 1/2 × 22 1/2 in)
Geography
Iran
Credit Line
Purchase — Charles Lang Freer Endowment
Accession Number
F1951.8
On View Location
Currently not on view
Classification(s)
Metalwork
Type

Candlestick

Keywords
chasing, forgery, hammering, Iran, kufic script, repousse
Provenance
Provenance information is currently unavailable
Previous Owner(s)

Hagop Kevorkian 1872 - 1962

Published References
  • Dr. Esin Atil, W. Thomas Chase, Paul Jett. Islamic Metalwork in the Freer Gallery of Art. Washington, 1985. p. 267.
Collection Area(s)
Arts of the Islamic World
Web Resources
Whistler's Neighborhood
Google Cultural Institute
Rights Statement

Copyright with artist