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Bowl with Two Leopards and a Deer

12th–13th century

Earthenware painted in green and brown pigment on an incised white slip ground under clear glaze (Garrus ware)

6 1/2 in. (16.5 cm)
Gift of Wilson P. Foss, Jr., Ph.B. 1913
1952.51.3
Geography: 
Iran
Culture: 
Iranian/Persian, Islamic
Period: 
Seljuk period (1037–1194), Ilkhanid period (1256–1353)
Classification: 
Containers - Ceramics
Provenance: 

Emile Tabbagh (1879–1933), Paris, and New York; sold to Wilson Perkins Foss, Jr. (1891–1957), New York, Jan. 1926 [see note 1]; given to the Yale University Art Gallery, New Haven, Conn., 1952

Note 1: Foss Collection (bears numbered label #W 849)

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