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Basin

Red clay; yellow lead glaze touched with green on inside of bowl and outer rim; sgraffito Centauress in center; incised scrolls and bands decorating inner rim. Outer rim molded, crimped edge. Old cracks restored.

Provenance

By 1969, Mohammed Yeganeh, Frankfurt; 1970, sold by Yeganeh to the MFA. (Accession Date: January 14, 1970)

Credit Line

Edwin E. Jack Fund

Byzantine, Byzantine, 12th–13th century

Place of Origin

Turkey

Accession Number

1970.11

Medium or Technique

Ceramic

Collections

Europe

Classifications

Ceramics, Pottery