Incense-burner for Baysarī

Conserved at the British Museum, London.

Several emblems on the two parts of the objects.


ممّا عمل برسم المقرّ الكريم العالي المولوي الأميري الكبيري المحترمي المخدومي الإسفهسلاري المجاهدي المرابطي المثاغري المؤيّدي المظفّري المنصوري البدري بدر الدين بيسري الظاهري السعيدي الشمسي عز نصره

This is one of the objects made for His Honorable and High Excellency, our Lord, the Great Amir, the Honored, the Well-Served, the Commander, the Defender of the Faith, the Warrior at the Frontiers, the Warden of the Marches, the Helped by God, the Victorious, Badr al-Dīn Baysarī, (officer) of (al-Malik) al-Ẓāhir (and) of (al-Malik) al-Sa‘īd, al-Shamsī, may his victory be glorious.

Possible dating: before 698/1298-9

Dimensions: Diam. 18,4 cm

To Baysarī’s page

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