Bowl, early 13th century

  • Islamic, Iranian

Composite body with overglaze luster and in-glaze painted decoration, incised details

  • Framed: Overall: 3 9/16 × 8 7/8 inches (9 × 22.5 cm)

Founders Society Purchase

25.48

Department

Islamic Art

  • Luster (optical property)
  • Palmettes
  • Medallions (ornament areas)
  • Seljuk
  • Kashan
  • Overglazing
  • Glaze
  • Composite material
  • Incised
  • Figure (representation)
  • Kufic script
  • Bowl
  • Persia
  • Seated

Provenance

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

Published References

Bulletin of the DIA 12 (December 1930): no. 3. Peck, Elise H. "Like the Light of the Sun: Islamic Luster-Painted Ceramics," Bulletin of the DIA 71, no. 1/2 (1997): pp. 22, 28 (ill.).

Rights Status

Islamic, Iranian, Bowl, early 13th century, composite body with overglaze luster and in-glaze painted decoration, incised details. Detroit Institute of Arts, Founders Society Purchase, 25.48.