Tag Archives: Saqi

Ṭuquztamur (d. 746/1345)

Emblem description: Upper field self-colored, red lower field with a white eagle above a white cup (almond shape)

Known emblems:

  • A bronze ewer
  • Two glass lamps
  • A candlestick (present owner unknown)
  • A brass bowl
  • A copper bowl (present owner unknown)
  • A glass bottle
  • A glass lamp (Kunst und Altertumssammlungen, Veste Coburg)
  • Two slabs of white marble (Museum of Islamic Art, Cairo)
  • A potsherd (present owner unknown)

Bibliography: Mayer, Saracenic Heraldry, p. 235-239

Kitbughā (694/1294-696/1296)

Emblem descriptions : Cup on a unique field OR Cup on the lower part of a two-field emblem OR Blank upper field (white or colorless?), blank red central field, blank lower field with a red cup.

Known emblems:

  • A candlestick base at the Walters Art Museum in Baltimore
  • A copper coin at the Rockefeller Museum in Jerusalem
  • An illustration in a manuscript of al-Dhahabī’s al-Muntaqā min ta’rīkh al-islām conserved in the 1930’s at the library of Ahmed Zeki Pasha in Cairo (according to Mayer).

Bibliography: Mayer, Saracenic Heraldry, p. 143-144