Artist Islamic, Turkish
  • Mace
Date between 17th and 18th century
Medium silver, gilded copper, rock crystal, green quartz, leather, and silk
Dimensions Overall: 22 1/4 inches (56.5 cm)
Credit Line Founders Society Purchase, Sarah Bacon Hill Fund
Accession Number 58.73
Department Islamic Art
On View Islamic N120, Level 1 (see map)
by 1899, possibly in the treasury of the Mosque of Hagia Sophia (Istanbul, Turkey).
1929, acquired by Dr. F.R. Martin (Stockholm, Sweden).
estate of Dr. Jackob Hirsch (New York, New York, USA);
1958-present, purchase by the Detroit Institute of Arts (Detroit, Michigan, USA)
Bulletin of the DIA 37, no. 3 (1957-58): pp. 74-75 (ill.).

The Heritage of Islam. Patterns and Precision. National Committee: Islam Centennial Fourteen, 1982, obj. list no. 207.