Glass lamp for Qānībāy al-Jarkasī

Conserved at the Museum of Islamic Art, Cairo.

Three emblems dividing the neck inscription, three on the bottom of the body. All the same.

Upper body inscription:

ممّا عمل برسم المقرّ الأشرف العالي السيفي قاني باي الجركسي نضام الملك

This is one of the objects made for His Most Noble and High Excellency, Sayf al-Dīn Qānībāy al-Jarkasī, Regent of the Kingdom.

Possible dating: before 866/1462

Close-up of the emblem:

To Qānībāy al-Jarkasī’s page

Cite this blog post
Simon Rousselot (2020, February 29). Glass lamp for Qānībāy al-Jarkasī. Mamluk Emblems Online Corpus. Retrieved May 21, 2024, from

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