Lusterware was a dominant type of ceramic production in medieval Iran, possibly having spread from Egypt in the early 12th century. Within Iran, the town of Kashan was the finest producer of lusterware and manufacture was at its peak during the 12th and 13th centuries.Human interaction with lusterware vessels and tiles over time has enhanced variations in color and luminescence.
This object was
It is credited
Gift of Ephron Gallery.
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Its dimensions are
H x diam.: 9.4 x 20.6 cm (3 11/16 x 8 1/8 in.)
Cite this object as
Bowl (Iran); Previously owned by Dikran Kelekian ; glazed and lustered stonepaste; H x diam.: 9.4 x 20.6 cm (3 11/16 x 8 1/8 in.); Gift of Ephron Gallery; 1958-72-5
This object was previously on display as a part of the exhibition Iridescence.