Personal Seal or Ring Stone, no date

  • Islamic, Turkish

Carnelian

  • Framed: Overall: 9/16 × 5/8 inches (1.4 × 1.6 cm)

Gift of Frederick Stearns

90.1S11707

Department

Islamic Art

  • Turkish
  • Carnelian
  • Prayer
  • Inscription
  • Seal
  • Octagonal
  • Osmanli
  • Turkey

Signed, Marks, Inscriptions

Inscribed: [Mas her lotf Elahj abdahoo Hoosain.] [translated: Hussain the slave of God. By the love of God prays for welfare.]

Provenance

Frederick Stearns [1831-1907]; 1890-present, gift to the Detroit Institute of Arts (Detroit, Michigan, USA)

Rights Status

Islamic, Turkish, Personal Seal or Ring Stone, no date, carnelian. Detroit Institute of Arts, Gift of Frederick Stearns, 90.1S11707.