The lid is of shallow domical form decorated decorated with four marked huntsmen, and inscribed: 'In the name of God.
Lid of a Cordovan ivory box by Unknown Artist, 999
© Ashmolean Museum
- 10 cm
- Art Fund grant:
- £6,300 ( Total: £39,600)
- Acquired in:
- Axia Fine Art
Blessing, victory, & support to the Vazir Abu'l-Mutarrif son of al-Manur Abu 'Amir Muhammad son of Abu 'Amir, may God support him.'
Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, wrongly deaccessioned the lid as a fake because it was fitted on to a box that was.