Begging bowl (kashkul)

Historical period(s)
19th century
Medium
Tinned brass
Dimensions
H x W x D: 11 x 23.8 x 15 cm (4 5/16 x 9 3/8 x 5 7/8 in)
Geography
Iran or Afghanistan
Credit Line
Gift of Lara and Ralph Redford in honor of Massumeh Farhad
Collection
Arthur M. Sackler Gallery
Accession Number
S2001.35
On View Location
Currently not on view
Classification(s)
Metalwork, Vessel
Type

Bowl

Keywords
Afghanistan, engraving, flower, hammering, Iran, tinning, WWII-era provenance
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

Notes:

[1] According to Provenance Remark 1 in the object record.

Previous Owner(s)

Ralph Hubbard Redford 1916-2013

Collection Area(s)
Arts of the Islamic World
Web Resources
Google Cultural Institute
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