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Inscription

Persian scrawled in naskh around edge includes poetry by Abu'l Faraj Runi and Abu Zaid's signature and date.

Provenance

M. Bing, Paris; sold by M. Bing to Denman Waldo Ross (b. 1853 - d. 1935), Cambridge, MA; 1907, gift of Denman Waldo Ross to the MFA. (Accession Date: December 12, 1907)

Credit Line

Denman Waldo Ross Collection

Persian, Seljuk, September 1211 (Rabi II 608 A.H.)

Object Place

Kashan, Iran

Dimensions

Diam: 27.6 cm (10 7/8 in.)

Accession Number

07.903

Medium or Technique

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

Collections

Asia

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