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Bowl Depicting a Seated King


Artist Unknown (Persia (Iran))


12th century

Institution Minneapolis Institute of Arts
Location On view at the Minneapolis Institute of Arts, G243
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: The Alfred F. Pillsbury Collections at the Art Institute
: Persian Potteries in the Alfred F. Pillsbury Collection
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Medium: Decorative Arts and Utilitarian Objects, Ceramics | Minai wareEarthenware with overglaze polychrome colors
Size: 3 1/2 x 8 1/2 in. (8.89 x 21.59 cm)
Creation Place: Asia, Middle East, Persia (Iran), Rayy
Culture: Asia, Middle East, Persia (Iran)
Style: 12th century, Seljuk period
Physical Description: Bowl, polychromed. King seated on a throne with two personages; to left and right of throne two angels; two birds below. Eight figures seated around throne.
Credit: Collection Minneapolis Institute of Arts; Bequest of Alfred F. Pillsbury
Accession Number: 50.46.428
Added to Site: February 28, 2009