Art/ Collection/ Art Object


12th–13th century
Attributed to Iran, Rayy
Stonepaste; luster-painted
Credit Line:
The Grinnell Collection, Bequest of William Milne Grinnell, 1920
Accession Number:
Not on view
William Milne Grinnell, New York (until d. 1920; bequeathed to MMA)
Joseph Breck. "The William Milne Grinell Bequest." Metropolitan Museum of Art Bulletin, o.s., vol. XV (1920). pp. 273-275.

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