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Bowl

Date:
12th–13th century
Geography:
Iran
Culture:
Islamic
Medium:
Stonepaste; overglaze painted, so-called "mina'i" ware
Dimensions:
Diam. 8 3/4 in. (22.2 cm) H. 3 9/16 in. (9 cm)
Classification:
Ceramics
Credit Line:
Purchase, Rogers Fund, and Gift of The Schiff Foundation, 1957
Accession Number:
57.36.1
Not on view
Inscription: Arabic; trans. "glory" or "happiness" (repeated on inner rim) in decorative kufic script.


A.Ghouchani

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)
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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