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Candlestick, 1275-99 (cast, engraved bronze inlaid with silver)

Image number
COU5948513
Title
Candlestick, 1275-99 (cast, engraved bronze inlaid with silver)
Artist
Eastern Anatolian or Turkish school, (13th century) / Turkish
Location
The Courtauld, London (Samuel Courtauld Trust)
Medium
Cast, engraved bronze inlaid with silver
Date
1275 AD - 1299 AD (C13th AD)
Dimensions
Height: 20.4. Diameter 19.4 cms
Description

This is a particularly fine example of a type of cast candlestick produced in relatively large numbers in Turkey. Four roundels showing enthronement scenes are overlaid onto a pattern which includes bands of stylized inscriptions.

Photo credit
© Courtauld Gallery / The Samuel Courtauld Trust / Bridgeman Images
Keywords
decoration / decorated / decorative / ornate / ornamental / religious / candlestick / metal / metalware / intricate / detailed / ornate / geometric / figures / stylized / stylised / inscription / inscribed / 13th century / c13 / c13th / thirteenth century / throne / bronze / inlay / inlayed

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