Art/ Collection/ Art Object


14th–15th century
Attributed to Spain or North Africa
H. 24 in. (61.0 cm) Max. Diam. 12 in. (30.5 cm)
Credit Line:
Purchase, Edward C. Moore Jr. Gift, 1927
Accession Number:
27.13.2a, b
Not on view
Alphonse Kann, Paris (by 1910–27; his sale, American Art Association,New York, January 6–8, 1927, lot 314, to MMA)
Bloomington. Indiana University. "Islamic Art Across the World," June 18, 1970–October 1, 1970, no. 279.

Bowie, Theodore Robert. "An Exhibition Prepared by Theodore Bowie." In Islamic Art Across the World. Vol. no. 1970/3. Bloomington, IN: Indiana University Art Museum, 1970. no. 279.

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