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Provenance

Edward Jackson Holmes (b. 1873 - d. 1950), Topsfield, MA; 1950, by inheritance to his wife, Mrs. Edward Jackson (Mary Stacy Beaman) Holmes (b. 1875); 1950, gift of Mrs. Edward Jackson Holmes to the MFA. (Accession Date: December 14, 1950)

Credit Line

Gift of Mrs. Edward Jackson Holmes

Persian, Seljuq, early 13th century

Object Place

probably Kashan, Iran

Dimensions

H: 35 x Diam: 20.6 cm (13 3/4 x 8 1/8 in.)

Accession Number

50.3631

Medium or Technique

Composite body (quartz, clay and glass frit), underglaze painted

Collections

Asia

Classifications

Ceramics