Stonepaste; polychrome painted under transparent glaze
Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Lester Wolfe, 1968
Not on view
Polychrome techniques of underglaze painting were a speciatlity of the Kashan workshops. The intimate way in which the figures seem to interact with each other may indicate a scene from a romance or epic. Poetry is framing the inner and the outer rim.
Mr. and Mrs. Lester Wolfe, New York (by 1967–68; gifted to MMA)
Artist: Date: first half 14th century Accession Number: 1970.27 Date: first half 14th centuryMedium: Stonepaste; blue and black painted under transparent glaze (Sultanabad ware)Accession: 1970.27On view in:Gallery 455