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Report on the Analysis of Various Examples of Oriental Metal-Work, and C ...
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19th century alloy amount Analysis Antimony Tin Lead arabesque Arabic inscriptions Arsenic Antimony Tin Astrolabe back was ordinary bell Bidri Bismuth Iron Nickel Bought Bowl brass Brass and bronze Bronze Figure brown colour Buddhist Temple Burmese bydiff Carbon cent century A.D. chased with conventional chlorine Cobalt Zinc composition conventional ornament copper and gold Copper Arsenic Antimony Copper Tin diam diff Discovered in levelling floral Gold Nil hydrochloric acid impure indentation Indian inlaid with silver Iron—trace Kufic kyats lacquered Lead Bismuth Iron levelling a Buddhist Madras Madras Presidency mercury metals present Modern Japanese mould Nickel 1 Cobalt Nickel and Cobalt Nickel Trace Nile deposit ordinary copper colour oxide oxidised patina Persian Court potter's wheel Purdon Clarke Rangoon in April repousse sample Saracenic scraping Shakudo small quantity smooth surface plate South Kensington Museum Specific gravity Stupa Temple at Rangoon Tin Lead Bismuth Tin Nil WINGHAM Zinc Nil
Page 19 - With perforated covers and swing handles. Engraved brass. These vessels are suspended in shops in the bazaars, principally in the Kebab or roast.meat shops, for the purpose of holding copper money. Persian.
Page 12 - 74 Page 3 1 . MORTAR. Bronze, octagonal, chased with arabesques and Kufic inscriptions. Round the sides are projecting knobs, and on one side is a ring suspended from a bull's head. Found in the ruins of the city of Rhages. Persian. i oth or nth century. H.
Page 34 - For this good act in thus consecrating this bell, which sounds well, I pray that at a future period I may attain the same knowledge as God himself possesses, .... and thus become an Aruyah.
Page 26 - BOTTLE with COVER. Metal, with raised chasing of flower and leaf pattern, covered with gold and silver foil. Hungarian or Indian. Latter half of 17th century.
Page 32 - Tabohdwe (February) on the fifth of the waning moon, in the year 1204 (1842, AD) on a Sunday at about 4 pm this bell was cast and moulded of pure copper.
Page 18 - 76 ASTROLABE. Brass, circular, engraved. With six internal plates. Old Persian. Diam. 4i in. Bought, 5/. 419. — '76. ASTROLABE. Brass, round, chased, with five inner plates. It is dated 1074 AH (AD 1663). Persian. i7th century. Diam. 7i in. Bought, 61. 15*. 530— '76. Page 37 (Illustration). HOOKAH.
Page 33 - Pali word used, implies five metals, gold, silver, copper, iron, lead), and mixed them well together. In the year 1209 (1847, AD) in the hot season, at a fortunate hour I had it moulded, setting my heart on giving it in alms. " As I wrote the inscription I offered up abundant prayer, that no enemies or troubles might come nigh me, and that I might attain Neh
Page 34 - King's devoted servant who can supply all the wants of his Sovereign instantaneously, who is gifted with all intelligence and bravery, and who also pursues the practices of a good man, first collecting all the...