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Asian Art

Kalian Vase, Safavid Ware

17th century

Pottery slipped, painted, glazed

4 15/16 × 4 3/4 in. (12.5 × 12 cm)
Hobart and Edward Small Moore Memorial Collection, Gift of Mrs. William H. Moore
1951.51.51b
Culture: 
Iranian/Persian, Islamic
Period: 
Safavid dynasty (1501–1722)
Classification: 
Containers - Ceramics
Provenance: 

Asia Institute, New York; Mrs. William H. Moore (Ada Small Moore) (1858–1955) New York; gift in 1951 to the Yale University Art Gallery, New Haven, Conn.

Bibliography: 

Arthur Lane, Later Islamic Pottery: Persia, Syria, Egypt, Turkey (London: Faber and Faber, 1957), I.I. 1941.8.

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