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Inscription

Persian poetry, unread. Dated 705 Higri

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

Persian, Ilkhanid (Mongol), 1305 (705 A.H.)

Object Place

Probably Kashan, Iran

Dimensions

Diameter: 20.6 cm. (8 1/8 in.)

Accession Number

31.730

Medium or Technique

Composite body (quartz, clay, and glass frit), underglaze painted in cobalt blue and overglaze painted in luster

Collections

Asia

Classifications

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