Basin for sultan Qāytbāy (Met)

Conserved at the Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York.

Four epigraphic emblems dividing an inscription.

On the body: Glory to our Lord, the Sultan, the most noble King, the Father of victory, Qāytbāy, the greatest Sultan, the Sultan of Islam and the Muslims, the most noble Kind, the Father of victory, Qāytbāy.

In the emblems: Qāytbāy the most noble King, may his victory be glorious.

Possible dating: between 872/1468 and 901/1496

Dimensions: Diam. 36,8 cm

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