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Salver

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December 31, 1099
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Abbasid Caliphate

Salver

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Salver 1100s Afghanistan, Ghaznavid Period, 12th Century Brass Diameter: 58 cm (22 13/16 in.) Weight: 3.48 kg (7.67 lbs.) John L. Severance Fund 1980.179 INSCRIPTION Signed 'Work of Ibrahim the Decorator' (amal-e ibrahim-e naqqash) Inscription: 'You elevated one [of God's] creature[s] and he has ruled with good fortune and blessing and happiness and security and felicity and victory' (nawwahtum khalqan fa-sara bi'l-yamini wa'l-barakati wa'l-suroori wa'l-salamati wa'l-su'adati wa' l-nusrati) Script: Stylized Kufi with human-headed, animal-headed and foliated terminals EXHIBITION HISTORY Year in Review: 1980. The Cleveland Museum of Art (organizer) (June 23-July 19, 1981).

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