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Asian Art

Bottle with Four Animals

12th–13th century

Stonepaste with molded decoration under cobalt blue glaze

14 1/4 × 9 15/16 in. (36.2 × 25.2 cm)
Gift of Wilson P. Foss, Jr., Ph.B. 1913
1953.24.25
Geography: 
Iran
Status: 
On view
Culture: 
Iranian/Persian, Islamic
Period: 
Seljuk period (1037–1194), Ilkhanid period (1256–1353)
Classification: 
Containers - Ceramics
Provenance: 

Parish Watson Collection; Wilson P. Foss Jr. (1890–1957) #F211; given to the Yale University Art Gallery, New Haven, Conn., 1953

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