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Asian Art

Bowl with a Scalloped Edge

late 12th–13th century

Stonepaste with polychrome enamels on an opaque white glaze

3 3/4 × 8 11/16 in. (9.5 × 22 cm)
Gift of Wilson P. Foss, Jr., Ph.B. 1913
1953.24.19
Geography: 
Geography Iran
Culture: 
Iranian/Persian, Islamic
Period: 
Seljuk period (1037–1194), Ilkhanid period (1256–1353)
Classification: 
Containers - Ceramics
Provenance: 

Parish Watson Collection (loaned for 1931 and 1941 exhibitions); Wilson P. Foss Jr. (1890–1957) #W1385 (bears label); given to the Yale University Art Gallery, New Haven, Conn., 1953

Bibliography: 

Arthur Upham Pope and 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.

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