Purchase, Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Charles Wrightsman, by exchange, 1974
On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 455
This bowl is a fine example of the so-called 'Sultanabad' wares which were produced during in the Ilkhanid period. This type is characterized by a distinctive glaze, incorporating fine underdrawing in black or grey-green, often combined with cobalt and turquoise accents.
[ Charles Dikran Kelekian, New York, until 1974; sold to MMA]