Basin for Rasulid sultan al-Mujahid ‘Alī 1 (Met)

Conserved at the Metropolitan Museum, New York.

Several emblems on the body and inside the basin.

A rosette on a unique field

Outside body inscription:

Glory to our Master, the Sultan, the King al-Mujahid, the Wise, the Ruler, the Mighty, the Victorious, the Conqueror, the Sword of Islam, ‘Alī. May his victory be glorified.

Possible dating: between 722/1322 and 764/1363

Dimensions: 21,6×46,5 cm

Close-up of the emblem:

For more details:

To the Rasulid emblems’ page

Cite this blog post
Simon Rousselot (2020, March 26). Basin for Rasulid sultan al-Mujahid ‘Alī 1 (Met). Mamluk Emblems Online Corpus. Retrieved June 15, 2024, from

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