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Asian Art

Bowl with Lions and Sphinx

11th–12th century

Earthenware with incised decoration through a white slip

12 3/4 in. (32.4 cm)
Gift of Wilson P. Foss, Jr., Ph.B. 1913
1952.51.10
Culture: 
Iranian/Persian, Islamic
Period: 
Seljuk period (1037–1194)
Classification: 
Containers - Ceramics
Provenance: 

Foss Collection #W 1628 (bears label);
Tabbagh Collection (sale #146);
American Art Association Auction (Jan. 4, 1926);
additional label: 2520 (red)

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