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Bowl

Date:
12th–13th century
Geography:
Iran
Culture:
Islamic
Medium:
Stonepaste; applied decoration, overglaze painted and gilded on an opaque monochrome glaze (mina'i)
Dimensions:
3 3/8 x 8 5/8 in. (8.6 x 21.9 cm)
Classification:
Ceramics
Credit Line:
Purchase, Rogers Fund, and Gift of The Schiff Foundation, 1957
Accession Number:
57.36.12
On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 453
In one group of ceramics, potters combined the technique of mina'i painting with decoration in low relief, which is further highlighted by gilding, to create an even more sumptuous effect.
[ M. Parish-Watson, New York, by 1922]; Mortimer L. Schiff, New York (until d. 1931); his son, John M. Schiff, New York (by 1940–57; sold and gifted to MMA)
Riefstahl, Rudolf M. Parish-Watson Collection of Mohammadan Potteries. New York: E. Weyhe, 1922. no. 27, p. 147, ill. fig. 51 (color).

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 VIII, case 13M, p. 219.



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