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12th–13th century
Attributed to Iran
Stonepaste; overglaze painted, so-called "mina'i" ware
Diam. 8 3/4 in. (22.2 cm) H. 3 9/16 in. (9 cm)
Credit Line:
Purchase, Rogers Fund, and Gift of The Schiff Foundation, 1957
Accession Number:
Not on view
Inscription: Arabic; trans. "glory" or "happiness" (repeated on inner rim) in decorative kufic script.


Marking: -Sticker on outside: PERSIAN/EXHIBITION/NEW YORK/1940/SJ 6
-Sticker on underside: 11
-Sticker on underside: No 1319/RHogX
Mortimer L. Schiff, New York (until d. 1931); his son John M. Schiff, New York ( by 1940–57; sold and gifted to MMA)
The Iranian Institute. "Exhibition of Persian Art," 1940, Gal. I, no. 25C.

Ackerman, Phyllis. "The Iranian Institute, New York." In Guide to the Exhibition of Persian Art. 2nd. ed. New York: The Iranian Institute, 1940. no. Gallery I, case 25C, p. 23.

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