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Bowl with a Persian Inscription

1248–49 CE

Stonepaste painted with luster on an opaque white ground

2 3/4 × 6 1/2 in. (7 × 16.5 cm)
Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Fred Olsen
1955.51.11
Geography: 
Iran
Culture: 
Iranian/Persian, Islamic
Period: 
Mongol peeriod (1226 - 1256)
Classification: 
Containers - Ceramics
Provenance: 

H. K. Monif (died 1964), New York, (bears label #408). Acquired by Fred H. Olsen (1891–1986), and Florence Quittenton Olsen, Guilford, Conn.; given to the Yale University Art Gallery, New Haven, Conn., 1955

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