LUSTER BOWL WITH MAN HOLDING A BANNER DURING MUGHAL EMPEROR ABBASID CALIPHATE
December 31, 899
Art and Calligraphy
Luster Bowl with Man Holding a Banner
Iraq, probably Baghdad, Abbasid Period
Earthenware with luster-painted design
Diameter: 24.2 cm (9 1/2 in.); Overall: 7.4 cm (2 15/16 in.)
John L. Severance Fund 1959.331
This golden bowl displays a man holding a staff with a banner surmounted by a ball, crescent, and long streamer. He is flanked by two peacocks, one holding a palmette in his beak.
One undecipherable inscription on the foot ring on the outside.
Cleveland Museum of Art, and Jenifer Neils. The World of Ceramics: Masterpieces from the Cleveland Museum of Art. Cleveland: The Museum in cooperation with Indiana University Press, 1982. Mentioned and reproduced: p. 23, fig. 25
Year in Review - Nineteen Hundred Sixty. The Cleveland Museum of Art (organizer) (November 30, 1960-January 1, 1961).
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Thank You for Suggestion and replaced image with proper one.
This is not the same may be one of his great grand children ???
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