Mirror with Benedictory Inscription, ca. 1200

  • Persian

Leaded bronze

  • Overall: 1/8 × 4 1/4 inches (0.3 × 10.8 cm)

City of Detroit Purchase

29.224

On View

  • Islamic N120

Department

Islamic Art

  • Seljuk
  • Bronze
  • Inscription
  • Mirror
  • Circular
  • Leaded
  • Iran
  • Afghanistan
  • Afghanistan
  • Harpies

Inscribed, benedictory inscription, around margin of the reverse: al-'azza wa-lbaqa' wa-ldaulah wa-lbiha' wa-l rafi'a wa-lthana' wa-lghibta wa-l'ala' wa-lmulk wa-lnima' wa l-qadirah wa-lala' li-sahibihi abadan. [see text entries for detailed information regarding translation]

(Rudolf M. Riefstahl, Ferndale, Michigan, USA)

1929-present, purchase by the Detroit Institute of Arts (Detroit, Michigan, USA)

possibly Persian, Mirror with Benedictory Inscription, ca. 1200, leaded bronze. Detroit Institute of Arts, City of Detroit Purchase, 29.224.