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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

Iranian, Seljuq period, 12th–13th century

Object Place

Kashan, Iran

Dimensions

Height: 13.6 cm; Diameter: 49 cm

Accession Number

09.103

Medium or Technique

Stone-paste bowl with lustre-painted decoration on opaque monochrome glaze

Collections

Asia

Classifications

Ceramics