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Arts of the Islamic World

MEDIUM Tinned copper inlaid with black composites
DATES 1697
DIMENSIONS Height: 5 in. (12.7 cm) Diameter: 6 1/2 in. (16.5 cm)  (show scale)
INSCRIPTIONS Oh, God, may Thy grace descend upon Al Mustafa Muhammad/Al Murtada 'Ali the virgin Fatima/The two grandsons Hasan and Husayn/May Thy Grace descend upon Zayn al-Ibad 'Ali al Baqir/Muhammad al-Sadiq Ja'far, al Kazim Musa, al-Rida 'Ali al-Taqi/Muhammad, al-Naqi "ali, al-Zaki al Askari/ Hasan, May Thy Grace descend upon the Imam, al Mahdi Muhammad.
MUSEUM LOCATION This item is not on view
CREDIT LINE Gift of Mrs. Charles K. Wilkinson in memory of her husband
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CAPTION Bowl, 1697. Tinned copper inlaid with black composites, Height: 5 in. (12.7 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Gift of Mrs. Charles K. Wilkinson in memory of her husband, 1989.149.5. Creative Commons-BY (Photo: Brooklyn Museum, 1989.149.5_PS2.jpg)
IMAGE overall, 1989.149.5_PS2.jpg. Brooklyn Museum photograph, 2007
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