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Bowl with an Equestrian and Four Pairs of Seated Figures

late 12th–early 13th century

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

2 15/16 × 7 15/16 in. (7.5 × 20.1 cm)
Gift of Wilson P. Foss, Jr., Ph.B. 1913
1952.51.8
Geography: 
Iran
Status: 
On view
Culture: 
Iranian/Persian, Islamic
Period: 
Seljuk period (1037–1194), Mongol control (1221 - 1256)
Classification: 
Containers - Ceramics
Provenance: 

Wilson P. Foss, Sr. (purchased 1930); Wilson P. Foss Jr. #W 1388 (bears numbered label); given to the Yale University Art Gallery, New Haven, Conn., 1952

Bibliography: 

Kishwar Rizvi, “Islamic Art at the Yale University Art Gallery,” Arts of Asia (March–April 2018): 99, fig. 9.

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.