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Inscription

Quranic inscriptions around border: Sura 1 and Sura 112

Provenance

Bought from Vignier, Paris for 200 francs. Gift of Denman W. Ross, Dec. 12, 1907.

Credit Line

Denman Waldo Ross Collection

Persian, Ilkhanid, October–December 1262

Object Place

Kashan, Iran

Dimensions

Diam: 27.9 cm (11 in.)

Accession Number

07.902

Medium or Technique

Composite body (quartz, clay and glaze frit), glazed in opaque white and overglaze painted in lustre

Collections

Asia

Classifications

Tiles