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Asian Art

Dish with Palmettes

11th–12th century

Earthenware with incised decoration under glaze

1 3/4 × 7 1/4 in. (4.45 × 18.42 cm)
Gift of Fred Olsen
1954.53.4
Geography: 
Fostat, Egypt
Status: 
Not on view
Culture: 
Egyptian, Islamic
Period: 
Egypt, Fatimid dynasty (990–1171)
Classification: 
Containers - Ceramics
Provenance: 

Dikran Kelekian (1867–1951), New York (bears label "Lent by D. G. Kelekian #172") ; Fred H. Olsen (1891–1986), Guilford, Conn.; gift in 1954 to Yale University Art Gallery, New Haven, Conn.

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