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Metal Fitting

Unknown1001 AH

The al-Sabah Collection, Kuwait

The al-Sabah Collection, Kuwait

A fitting made of steel and inlaid with gold, pierced and watered. Of shallow concave form, a cusped medallion of thuluth applied to the centre with ten gold rivets, surrounded by eight palmettes against a ground pierced with interlacing palmettes and half-palmettes, worn foliae interior and exterior border. The diameter measures 13.9cm.

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Details

  • Title: Metal Fitting
  • Creator: Unknown
  • Date Created: 1001 AH
  • Inscription: "I rely on God in all matters"
  • Decoration: Vegetal patterns with epigraphic Inscription.
  • Type: Pierced & inlaid
  • Rights: al Sabah Collection
  • Medium: Steel and Gold

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