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Sgraffito Ware Bowl, 13th century

  • Islamic, Iranian

Earthenware, glazed with incised decoration through slip

  • Overall: 3 × 7 1/4 inches (7.6 × 18.4 cm)

Founders Society Purchase


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

Islamic, Iranian, Sgraffito Ware Bowl, 13th century, earthenware, glazed with incised decoration through slip. Detroit Institute of Arts, Founders Society Purchase, 25.47.