Large Bowl

Iranian
Seljuq period
Late 12th–early 13th century


Object Place: (Probably) Kashan, Iran

Dimensions

Height x diameter: 12.7 x 49.2 cm (5 x 19 3/8 in.)

Accession Number

09.103

Medium or Technique

Fritware with luster decoration on opaque white glaze

Not On View

Collections

Asia

Classifications

Ceramics

Lustre glazed bowl with decoration formed of astrological symbols in three zones.

Provenance

Said to have been found near Sultanabad, Iran [see note 1]. Dikran Kelekian (b. 1868 - d. 1951), New York; sold by Kelekian to Sarah Choate (Mrs. J. Montgomery) Sears (b. 1858 - d. 1935), Boston; 1909, gift of Mrs. J. Montgomery Sears to the MFA. (Accession Date: February 9, 1909)

NOTES:
[1] MFA Bulletin, Vol. 8, No. 43 (Feb. 1910), pp. 1-3.

Credit Line

Gift of Mrs. J. Montgomery Sears in memory of her son J. M. Sears