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Mamluk Art in the Islamic Medieval Period

Islamic Art, Medieval Period, Mamluk Art

Works of Art (16)

Astrolabe of 'Umar ibn Yusuf ibn 'Umar ibn 'Ali ibn Rasul al-Muzaffari, Rasulid period (1228–1454), dated A.H. 690 / A.D. 1291, Yemen, brass, cast and hammered, pierced, chased, inlaid with silver (91.1.535a–h)
Basin of Sultan Qaytbay, Mamluk period (1250–1517), ca. 1468–96, Egypt or Syria, brass, inlaid with silver (91.1.565)
Basin with Zodiac signs and royal titles, Mamluk period, late 13th–early 14th century, Egypt or Syria, Brass; engraved and inlaid with silver and black compound (91.1.553)
Binding for a Qur'an, late 16th century, Iran, Leather binding, stamped, cut, and gilt with turquoise insets (56.222)
Bottle, late 13th century; Mamluk, Probably Syria, Greenish colorless glass, free-blown, enameled, and gilded; tooled on the pontil; red, blue, green, yellow, purple, brown, pink, white, gray blue, and black enamels; and gold (41.150)
Brazier of Sultan al-Malik al-Muzaffar Shams al-Din Yusuf ibn 'Umar, Mamluk period (1250–1517), second half of 13th century, Egypt, Brass, cast, chased, inlaid with silver and black compound (91.1.540)
Elephant Clock: Leaf from The Book of Knowledge of Ingenious Mechanical Devices by al-Jazari, Detached folio from an illustrated manuscript, 715 A.H. / 1315 A.D.; Mamluk, Abu’l Izz Ismacil al-Jazari, Author, Probably Syria, Ink, colors, and gold on paper (57.51.23)
Inlaid tray, Mamluk period, late 13th–early 14th century, Egypt, Brass; engraved and inlaid with silver and black compound(91.1.604)
Jar, Mamluk period (1250–1517), 14th century, Syria, Stonepaste, polychrome painted under transparent glaze (91.1.130)
Khamsa (Quintet) of Nizami, Safavid period (1501–1722), 1509–1510, Iran, Shiraz, Leather; tooled and gilded; ink on paper (13.228.6)
Mosque lamp for the Mausoleum of Amir Aydakin al 'Ala'I al-Bunduqdar, Mamluk period (1250–1517), shortly after 1285, Egypt, probably Cairo, Glass, brownish, blown, folded foot, applied handles, enameled and gilded (17.190.985)
Pair of minbar doors, Mamluk period (1250–1517), ca. 1325–30, Egypt, Cairo, wood (rosewood and mulberry), carved, inlaid with carved ivory, ebony, and other woods (91.1.2064)
Pierced globe, Mamluk period (1250–1517), late 13th–early 14th century, Syria, Damascus, Brass, spun and turned, pierced, chased, inlaid with gold, silver, and black compound (17.190.2095a,b)
Plate, Mamluk period (1250–1517), 14th century, Syria, glass, free blown, enameled and gilded, tooled on the pontil (91.1.1533)
Textile fragment with Mamluk emblem, Mamluk period (1250–1517), late 15th–early 16th century, Egypt, Wool, appliqued and embroidered (1972.120.3)
Tray made for the Rasulid sultan al-Mu'ayyad Dawud ibn Yusuf, Rasulid period, early 14th century, Egypt, Cairo, Brass; engraved and inlaid with silver and black compound (91.1.605)