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Muhammad ibn al-Zayn [Muh‛ammad ibn al-Zayn; Ibn al-Zayn]locked

(fl early 14th century).
  • J. M. Rogers

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Arab metalworker. He is known from signatures on two undated inlaid wares, the Baptistère de St Louis (Paris, Louvre, LP 16, signed in six places) and the Vasselot Bowl (Paris, Louvre, MAO 331, signed once). His style is characterized by bold compositions of large figures encrusted with silver plaques on which details are elaborately chased. His repertory develops themes characteristic of later 13th-century metalwork from Mosul (...

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