13th century CE (?)
Materials and technique
Brass, inlaid with silver
Height 24.5 cm
Blessings of glory, prosperity, wealth, happiness, well-being and the intercession of the Prophet are bestowed upon the owner of this tankard according to its inlaid silver inscriptions. Foliate motifs and eight-petalled rosettes further adorn this bulbous-shaped vessel. The modelled bird finial and harpy represent common imagery of the period but may not be original to this tankard.
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