BZ.X.13, Bowl

BZ.X.13, Bowl

Byzantine Collection, Dumbarton Oaks Museum

Egyptian, Islamic Mamluk, fourteenth century

Glazed earthenware, 10 cm x 22.23 cm x 22.23 cm (3 15/16 in. x 8 3/4 in. x 8 3/4 in.)

This thin-walled, green-glazed Egyptian bowl with three fish in relief on the interior was a gift from Elisina Tyler and Royall Tyler to Mildred Barnes Bliss and Robert Woods Bliss in April 1916. The bowl was formerly thought to be Persian or Islamic, from Rhages.