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TLS 2786
TLS 2786

Seal Ring

TLS 2786

Iran

late 15th–16th century

TLS 2786
TLS 2786

Seal Ring

TLS 2786

Iran

late 15th–16th century

black jade, wheel cut; mounted in silver ring with gilding and niello inlay

2.9 x 2.2cm (seal)

At the centre of the seal is, ‘Piri (?), a slave of Sultan Murad’; around it is a Persian  couplet. The bezel bears a benedictory text in Persian, and on its underside, in square Kufic (negative) and repeated twice, ‘Ya, Ya ‘Ali’.