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Candlestick of Sultan Qaitbay(Qāitbāy)
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This brass candlestick carries the name of Sultan Qaitbay(Qāitbāy). It is divided into a neck and a cylindrical shaft.

The neck is cylindrical and is decorated in the upper and lower parts with two borders of floral designs that resemble the palm tree.

The middle part contains an inscription border carrying the titles of Sultan Qaitbay(Qāitbāy); it is designed on a floral background.

The lower part of the neck is cylindrical and is framed by two floral borders.

In the middle of these borders is a third broad border with Naskh (cursive) inscription, with its ends resembling scissors resting on a beautiful floral background.

The shaft of the candlestick is broad and outlined from the upper and lower parts with two borders decorated with raised floral motifs, similar to palm leaves.

In the middle there is a Naskh inscription border on a floral decorated background.

Dimensions:  Height 48.5 cm  Diameter 37 cm

Attributes Attributes

Culture:

Islamic

Technique:

Inlaid

Style:

Circassian Mamluk

Materials:

Brass
Type Type

Type:

Candlestick
Map Map

Location: 

Museum of Islamic Art

Created: 

Governorate of Cairo
Timeline Timeline

Created: 

1482 AD

Acquired: 

20th Century AD
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