Artist Islamic, Iranian
  • Ewer inscribed "Prosperity, favor"
Date ca. 1200
Medium Leaded bronze inlaid with copper
Dimensions Overall: 10 × 6 1/4 × 5 3/4 inches (25.4 × 15.9 × 14.6 cm)
Credit Line City of Detroit Purchase
Accession Number 30.439
Department Islamic Art
On View Islamic N120, Level 1 (see map)
Inscriptions Inscribed, Kufic script: bi 'l-yumn [translated: in prosperity]
(Arthur Upham Pope);
1930-present, purchase by the Detroit Institute of Arts (Detroit, Michigan, USA)
Pope, Arthur Upham, ed. Survey of Persian Art, vol. VI. London, New York, 1939, pl. 1296B (ill.).

Oglu, Mehmet Aga. "Some Islamic Bronzes of the Middle Ages," Bulletin of the DIA 12, no. 8 (May 1931): pp. 90-92.