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Asian Art

Jug with Figures

12th century

Stonepaste painted with pigment and enamels an opaque white glaze (Minai ware)

5 3/8 in. (13.7 cm)
Hobart and Edward Small Moore Memorial Collection, Gift of Mrs. William H. Moore
1951.51.64
Culture: 
Iranian/Persian, Islamic
Period: 
Seljuk period (1037–1194)
Classification: 
Containers - Ceramics
Provenance: 

H. Kevorkian (1872–1962) (Kevorkian Label #12S), New York. Asia Institute, New York. Acquired by Mrs. William H. Moore (Ada Small Moore) (1858–1955) New York; given to the Yale University Art Gallery, New Haven, Conn., 1951

Bibliography: 

Phyllis Ackerman, Guide to the Exhibition of Persian Art, 2, exh. cat. (New York: The Iranian Institue, 1940), 237, no. 26K.

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