Bowl

Persian
Seljuk
12–13th century


Object Place: Iran

Dimensions

Height: 9.5 cm (3 3/4 in.)

Accession Number

31.718

Medium or Technique

Earthenware, underglaze painted and incised

On View

Islamic Gallery (Gallery 175)

Collections

Asia, The Ancient World

Classifications

Earthenware

Underglaze black on transparent turquoise glaze, floral scroll on shoulder, petal stripes below. Areas below black design are carved away causing black areas to be raised.

Provenance

By 1931, purchased by Arthur Upham Pope for the MFA. (Accession Date: September 3, 1931)

Credit Line

Maria Antoinette Evans Fund and funds donated by Edward Jackson Holmes