Basin for Rasulid sultan al-Mujahid ‘Alī 2 (Met)

Conserved at the Metropolitan Museum, New York.

Several emblems around the body and inside the basin.

A rosette on a unique field

Body inscription:

Glory to our Master, the Sultan, the King, the Fighter [for the Faith], the Defender [of Islam], the Wise, the Ruler, Sultan of Islam and the Muslims, the Killer of Idolators and Polytheists, the Sword of Islam, ‘Alī, son of our Master al-Malik al-Mu’ayyad, Hizabr al-Dunya wa al-Dīn Dā’ūd. May his victory be glorified!

Possible dating: between 722/1322 and 764/1363

Dimensions: Diam. 51,9 cm

Close-up of the emblem:

For more details: https://www.metmuseum.org/art/collection/search/444590

To the Rasulid emblems’ page


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