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Asian Art

Vase

late 12th–early 13th Century

Stonepast with slip and blue and black pigment under glaze (Raqqa ware)

10 1/16 × 6 3/4 in. (25.5 × 17.2 cm)
Gift of David M. Levitt
1958.63.24
Geography: 
Syria
Culture: 
Syrian, Islamic
Period: 
Ayyubid period (ca. 1171–1260)
Classification: 
Containers - Ceramics
Provenance: 

Levitt Collection #V234 (former loan #28.1957); said to have belonged to Parish-Watson (Levitt letter 1957); P. Jackson Higgs Gallery (1925 & 1931); said to have been excavated at Rakka; given to the Yale University Art Gallery, New Haven, Conn., 1958

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