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Bowl-shaped box
with cover of engraved brass inlaid with silver

 

Mahmud al-Kurdi


Late 15th century, formerly attributed to Veneto-Saracenic, brass and silver inlay.

Inscription
Engraved, on rim of box, signed by the artist in Arabic and Roman script, ‘AMELLIMALEN.MAMVD’ (work of the Master Mahmud)

Acquisition (source, method, date)
Gambier-Parry, Mark; bequest; 1966
O.1966.GP.204


Bowl-shaped box with cover of engraved brass inlaid with silver, Mahmud al-Kurdi, late 15th century, ©The Samuel Courtauld Trust, The Courtauld Gallery, London.

 

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