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Asian Art

Bowl

late 12th–early 13th Century

Stonepaste painted in black under turquoise glaze (Rakka ware)

4 1/2 × 8 7/8 in. (11.5 × 22.6 cm)
Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Fred Olsen
1955.51.16
Culture: 
Syrian, Islamic
Period: 
Ayyubid period (ca. 1171–1260)
Classification: 
Containers - Ceramics
Provenance: 

H. K. Monif (died 1964), New York (bears label #1296). 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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