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Asian Art

Vase of Albarello Shape of Rakka Type

12th–13th century

Rakka ware, pottery painted in black under turquoise glaze

10 1/2 × 4 1/4 in. (26.67 × 10.8 cm)
Gift of David M. Levitt
1958.63.8
Status: 
Not on view
Culture: 
Islamic, Syrian
Period: 
Iran, Seljuk period (1037–1194)
Classification: 
Containers - Ceramics
Provenance: 

Said to have belonged to Parish-Watson: Levitt 1957 (letter); David M. Levitt #V69 (bears 2 labels, one in pencil), New York, NY; Yale University Art Gallery, New Haven, Conn.

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