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Bowl

Date:
12th–13th century
Geography:
Attributed to Iran
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)
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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