Begging bowl (kashkul)

Detail of a pattern
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At A Glance

  • Period

    19th century
  • Geography

    Iran or Afghanistan
  • Material

    Tinned brass
  • Dimension

    H x W x D: 11 x 23.8 x 15 cm (4 5/16 x 9 3/8 x 5 7/8 in)
  • Accession Number



Object Details

  • Previous custodian or owner

    Ralph Hubbard Redford (1916-2013)
  • Provenance

    From the early 1950s to 2001
    Ralph Hubbard Redford, acquired in Kabul, Afghanistan in the early 1950s [1]
    From 2001
    Arthur M. Sackler Gallery, given by Lara and Ralph Hubbard Redford in 2001
    [1] According to Provenance Remark 1 in the object record.
  • Origin

    Iran or Afghanistan
  • Credit Line

    Gift of Lara and Ralph Redford in honor of Massumeh Farhad
  • Type

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