Bowl with Geometric Designs

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The bowl's decorative panels contain six different geometric designs, each appearing twice, in opposing panels.


This inlaid bowl has interlacing geometric designs in 12 arched panels that radiate from a star on the base. A pinwheel of six fish is engraved in the interior. Scholars recently reattributed them to Islamic manufacture, possibly for export to Europe.
Bowl with Geometric Designs

Bowl with Geometric Designs


Syria, Damascus, Burji Mamluk period, 15th Century

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