Islamic Near East Gallery
Buff paste, deep olive green border and Cufic inscription. 12th-13th century. Martinovitch notes: Arabic inscription written in Kufic. Good wishes to the owner. "Wealth and happiness, and prosperity, and triumph, and power, and resignation (to the divine will)."
Purchased from H. Kevorkian
Current & Past Exhibitions:
Exhibition of Mohammedan Art (15 May 1918 - 31 Aug 1918)
Islamic Gallery (1977)
[Article] Negahban, Ezat O. 1989. "Persian Caligraphy: the Development of an Art Form". Expedition. 31 (1): 26-39.
: Page/Fig./Plate: 28
[Catalogue] 1918. Section of Oriental Art. (Catalogue).
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