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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
Culture: 
IranianPersian, Islamic
Period: 
Seljuk (ca. 1037–1194) - Ilkhanid (1256–1353) period
Classification: 
Containers - Ceramics
Provenance: 

H. K. Monif, New York (bears label #408); Fred H. Olsen (1891–1986), and Florence Quittenton Olsen, Guilford, Conn.; gift in 1955 to Yale University Art Gallery, New Haven, Conn.

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