A GILT BRONZE TIMURID TORCH STAND (MASH'AL), 15TH CENTURY A GILT BRONZE TIMURID TORCH STAND (MASH'AL), 15TH CENTURY A GILT BRONZE TIMURID TORCH STAND (MASH'AL), 15TH CENTURY A GILT BRONZE TIMURID TORCH STAND (MASH'AL), 15TH CENTURY

A GILT BRONZE TIMURID TORCH STAND (MASH'AL), 15TH CENTURY

Reference: ART3004448

Of columnar form, with flaring foot and everted rim, the body marked with two rings, the main register with engraved decoration comprising of alternating cusped medallions enclosing a Timurid figure, animals with Arabic calligraphy between meandering vines. The upper register and base with inscription cartouches within cartouches surrounded by floral leafy sprays.
Height: 22 cm.

Inscriptions:
Around the main register between the birds two words in large thuluth script " the lordly, the sultan".
Around the upper register and the base in thuluth script : " the lordly, the learned and the sultan".