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Bowl with Rabbit

12th century

Stonepaste with black slip, painted and caved decoration under glaze

3 3/8 × 7 3/16 in. (8.5 × 18.2 cm)
Stand: 1 1/8 × 3 5/8 in. (2.9 × 9.2 cm)
Hobart and Edward Small Moore Memorial Collection, Gift of Mrs. William H. Moore
1951.51.67
Culture: 
Iranian/Persian, Islamic
Period: 
Seljuk period (1037–1194)
Classification: 
Containers - Ceramics
Provenance: 

Mrs. William H. Moore (1858–1955), New York, to 1951; Yale University Art Gallery, New Haven, Conn.

Bibliography: 

Arthur Upham Pope and Phyllis Ackerman, Survey of Persian Art from Prehistoric Times to the Present, 6 vols. (London: Oxford University Press, 1938), 749–50, 1618, fig. 1.

Phyllis Ackerman, Guide to the Exhibition of Persian Art, 2, exh. cat. (New York: The Iranian Institue, 1940), 166, no. 22B.

Arthur Lane, Early Islamic Pottery: Mesopotamia, Egypt, and Persia (London: Faber and Faber, 1947).

Note: This electronic record was created from historic documentation that does not necessarily reflect the Yale University Art Gallery’s complete or current knowledge about the object. Review and updating of such records is ongoing.