Basin with pen-box emblem (Glasgow)

Conserved at the Kelvingrove Art Gallery and Museums, Glasgow.

At least two emblems around the body inscription.

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

Body inscription:

This is one of the objects made for His Highness, the Lord, the King, the Learned, the Treasure house of excellence, the Just, the Conqueror, the Warrior, the Defender, the Protector of frontiers, the Fortified by God, the Victorious, the Planner, the Well-Ordered, the Masterful, the Complete, supporter of the khan, the Seal Bearer, al-Malik al-Nāṣir.

Possible dating: between 709/1310 and 741/1341 (?)

Dimensions: Diam. 30 cm

Cite this blog post
Simon Rousselot (2020, February 24). Basin with pen-box emblem (Glasgow). Mamluk Emblems Online Corpus. Retrieved May 21, 2024, from

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