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Asian Art

Bowl with Courtiers and Elephants

12th–13th century

Stonepast painted in luster on opaque white glaze

4 × 16 1/8 in. (10.1 × 41 cm)
Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Fred Olsen
1955.51.17
Geography: 
Iran
Status: 
Not on view
Culture: 
Iranian/Persian, Islamic
Period: 
Seljuk period (1037–1194), Ilkhanid period (1256–1353)
Classification: 
Containers - Ceramics
Provenance: 

Dikran Kelekian (1868–1951), New York (bears label "Lent by Kelekian #29", "29" and partially visible, illegible label "Bardjurian"?; 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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