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Incense Burner of Amir Saif al-Dunya wa’l-Din ibn Muhammad al-Mawardi

Maker: Ja`far ibn Muhammad ibn `Ali

Object Name: Incense burner
Date: dated A.H. 577/ A.D. 1181–82
Geography: Iran, Taybad
Culture: Islamic
Medium: Bronze; cast, engraved, chased, pierced
Dimensions: OveralL. H. 33 1/2 in. (85.1 cm) L. 32 1/2 in. (82.6 cm) W. 9 in. (22.9 cm) L. from heel of back foot to toe of front foot: 22 in. (55.9 cm) L. from toe of front foot to tip of nose: 4 in. (10.2 cm) L. from heel of back foot to tip of taiL. 7 in. (17.8 cm)
Classification: Metal
Credit Line: Rogers Fund, 1951
Accession Number: 51.56

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