Asian Art

Bowl with a Scalloped Edge

late 12th–13th century

Mina’i ware; fritware with polychrome enamels on an opaque white glaze

3 3/4 x 8 11/16 in. (9.5 x 22 cm)
Gift of Wilson P. Foss, Jr., Ph.B. 1913
1953.24.19
Culture: 
Islamic, Iranian, Persian, probably Kashan
Period: 
Seljuk dynasty (1038–1194) or successors
Classification: 
Containers - Ceramic
Status: 
Not on view
Provenance: 

Foss Collection #W1385 (bears label);
Parish-Watson collection (loaned for 1931 and 1941 exhibitions)

Bibliography: 

Arthur Upham Pope and Dr. Phyllis Ackerman, Survey of Persian Art from Prehistoric Times to the Present, 6 vols. (London: Oxford University Press, 1938), pl. 697B.

Arthur Lane, Early Islamic Pottery: Mesopotamia, Egypt, and Persia (London: Faber and Faber, 1947), pl. 73.

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.