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Bowl

Date:
12th century
Geography:
Iran, Rayy
Culture:
Islamic
Medium:
Stonepaste; luster-painted
Classification:
Ceramics
Credit Line:
The Grinnell Collection, Bequest of William Milne Grinnell, 1920
Accession Number:
20.120.84
Not on view
Inscription: Inside decorative kufic script.
Outside in naskhi script:
[ابو] طاهر
and a Persian poem that reads as follows:
این کاسه بکتخدای آراسته باد با نعمت با سعادت خوسته باد
ای هرچ بتو بد کند بد خوهد دید ار پشت نهی کمر شده کاسته باد
William Milne Grinnell, New York (until d. 1920; bequeathed to MMA)
Joseph Breck. "The William Milne Grinell Bequest." Metropolitan Museum of Art Bulletin vol. XV (1920). pp. 273-275.



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