Candlestick for Abū Bakr b. ‘Abd al-Bārr

Conserved at the Musée du Louvre, Paris.

Several emblems on the candlestick.

Blank upper and lower fields, central field with a pen-box

ممّا عمل برسم المقرّ الأشرف الكريم العالي المولوي السيّدي المالكي المخدومي العضدي الذخري التقوي أبو بكر نجل المرحوم القاضي عبد البارّ عظم شأنه

This is one of the objects made for His Most Noble and Honorable and High Excellency, our Lord, the Master, the Royal, the Well-Served, the Supporter, the Treasure, Taqī al-Dīn Abū Bakr, son of the late Judge ‘Abd al Bārr, may his dignity increase.

Possible dating: before 795/1392-93

Close-up of the emblem:


To the index of civil officials

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Simon Rousselot (February 24, 2020). Candlestick for Abū Bakr b. ‘Abd al-Bārr. Mamluk Emblems Online Corpus. Retrieved July 22, 2024 from

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