Bowl with Flying Phoenixes, 14th century

  • Islamic, Iranian

Composite body with under-glaze painted decoration with pigments and thick frit on gray engobe, and in-glaze stained decoration

  • Overall (h x diam.): 6 × 11 1/2 inches (15.2 × 29.2 cm)

Founders Society Purchase

25.53

On View

  • Islamic N120

Department

Islamic Art

  • Cruciform
  • Scrolls (motifs)
  • Sultanabad
  • Underglazing
  • Glaze
  • Engobe
  • Ceramic
  • Composite material
  • Inscription
  • Bowl (vessel)
  • Floral ornament
  • Pigments
  • Ilkhanid
  • Kashan
  • Peonies
  • Lotuses
  • Phoenixes

Inscribed, on rim, in Arabic.

Daniel Z. Noorian (New York, New York, USA)

1925-present, purchase by the Detroit Institute of Arts (Detroit, Michigan, USA)

Bulletin of the DIA 7, no. 3 (1925): pp. 30-34, (ill.).

Islamic, Iranian, Bowl with Flying Phoenixes, 14th century, composite body with under-glaze painted decoration with pigments and thick frit on gray engobe, and in-glaze stained decoration. Detroit Institute of Arts, Founders Society Purchase, 25.53.