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late 12th century
Attributed to Afghanistan or Eastern Iran
Stonepaste; molded, pierced, painted, and glazed
H. 3 1/2 in. (9.1 cm) Max. Diam. 5 1/2 (14.0 cm)
Credit Line:
Gift of the Mansour Gallery, 1998
Accession Number:
Not on view
Mansour Gallery, London (until 1998; gifted to MMA)
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