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Bowl with Flying Birds

June 30, 1280
Art and Calligraphy
Mongols 1206-1368

Bowl with Flying Birds



Bowl with Flying Birds 1280-1400 Iran, probably Kashan, Sultanabad ware, Ilkhanid period Fritware with underglaze-painted design Overall: 11.2 x 22 cm (4 7/16 x 8 11/16 in.) Gift of the John Huntington Art and Polytechnic Trust 1915.589 LOCATION 116 Islamic DESCRIPTION This bowl with white slip designs on gray slip grounds, was made after the Mongol conquest of Iran in the 13th century and show Chinese influence in its flat rim. PROVENANCE ?-1915 (Dikran G. Kelekian [1867-1951], New York, NY, sold to the Cleveland Museum of Art) 1915- The Cleveland Museum of Art, Cleveland, OH, 1915-present CITATIONS Charleston, Robert Jesse. 1979. Masterpieces of western and near eastern ceramics. Vol. 4 Vol. 4. New York: distributed by Kodansha International/USA through Harper & Row. Plate 55 Allan, James W. 1991. Islamic ceramics. Oxford: Christie's. Reproduced: p. 35; Mentioned: p. 34

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Very good information.


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