Artist possibly Persian
Title
  • Mirror with Benedictory Inscription
Date ca. 1200
Medium Leaded bronze
Dimensions Overall: 1/8 × 4 1/4 inches (0.3 × 10.8 cm)
Credit Line City of Detroit Purchase
Accession Number 29.224
Department Islamic Art
On View Islamic N120, Level 1 (see map)
Inscriptions Inscribed, benedictory inscription, around margin of the reverse: al-'azza wa-lbaqa' wa-ldaulah wa-lbiha' wa-l rafi'a wa-lthana' wa-lghibta wa-l'ala' wa-lmulk wa-lnima' wa l-qadirah wa-lala' li-sahibihi abadan. [see text entries for detailed information regarding translation]
(Rudolf M. Riefstahl, Ferndale, Michigan, USA);
1929-present, purchase by the Detroit Institute of Arts (Detroit, Michigan, USA)