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Asian Art

Bowl with Nine Figures

late 12th–13th century

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

3 9/16 × 8 1/8 in. (9.1 × 20.6 cm)
Gift of Wilson P. Foss, Jr., Ph.B. 1913
1953.24.1
Geography: 
Iran
Culture: 
Iranian/Persian, Islamic
Period: 
Seljuk period (1037–1194), Mongol control (1221 - 1256)
Classification: 
Containers - Ceramics
Provenance: 

Parish Watson Collection No. 25, Fig 49; Wilson P. Foss Jr (1890–1957); given to the Yale University Art Gallery, New Haven, Conn., 1953

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