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Dish with Scalloped Rim and Radial Pattern

Object Name:
Bowl
Date:
12th–early 13th century
Geography:
Made in Iran, probably Rayy
Culture:
Islamic
Medium:
Stonepaste; luster-painted, in-glaze painted, transparent colorless and blue glaze
Dimensions:
H. 2 5/16 in. (5.9 cm) Diam. 9 1/4 in. (23.5 cm)
Classification:
Ceramics
Credit Line:
Rogers Fund, 1966
Accession Number:
66.159
Not on view
Luster pieces like this scalloped dish often went unaltered in the early twentieth century because the metallic sheen could not be replicated with a pigment. Overpainting on this dish was employed mostly to cover joints
Mrs. Lester Elliot, New York (until 1966; sold to MMA)
New York. The Metropolitan Museum of Art. "Transformed: Medieval Syrian and Iranian Art in the Early 20th cent.," February 10, 2016–July 17, 2016, no catalogue.

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