Luster Bowl with Man Holding a Banner

Luster Bowl with Man Holding a Banner

900s

Earthenware with luster-painted design

Diameter: 24.2 cm (9 1/2 in.); Overall: 7.4 cm (2 15/16 in.)

John L. Severance Fund 1959.331

Description

This golden bowl displays a man holding a staff with a banner surmounted by a ball, crescent, and long
streamer. He is flanked by two peacocks, one holding a palmette in his beak.

See also
Collection: 
Islamic Art
Department: 
Islamic Art
Type of artwork: 
Ceramic

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