Divination Bowl

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Historical period(s)
Safavid period, mid-16th century
Medium
Chased and engraved copper
Dimensions
H x Diam: 5.7 x 19.8 cm (2 1/4 x 7 13/16 in)
Geography
Iran
Credit Line
Purchase
Accession Number
S1997.38
On View Location
Currently not on view
Classification(s)
Metalwork, Vessel
Type

Bowl

Keywords
chasing, divination, engraving, Iran, Islam, Qur'an, Safavid period (1501 - 1722), WWII-era provenance
Provenance

To 1975
Unknown seller, Morocco, to 1975 [1]

From 1975 to 1997
Mrs. Virginia E. Bailey, Floral Park, NY, purchased from an unknown seller in Morocco in 1975 [2]

From 1997
Arthur M. Sackler Gallery, purchased from Mrs. Virginia E. Bailey in 1997

Notes:

[1] Purchased by the vendor in Morocco in 1975 and in her possession since that time (according to Provenance Remark 1 in the object record).

[2] See note 1.

Previous Owner(s)

Mrs. Virginia E. Bailey

Collection Area(s)
Arts of the Islamic World
Web Resources
Google Cultural Institute
Rights Statement

Copyright with museum