Ex-Collection, House Collection, Dumbarton Oaks Museum
Persian, Islamic, eleventh to twelfth century
Glazed terracotta, 17.5 cm x 17.5 cm (6 7/8 in. x 6 7/8 in.)
Mildred Barnes Bliss and Robert Woods Bliss acquired this bowl from the Parisian dealer Georges Demotte on March 30, 1918, for $710. It was later sent to Karekin Beshir, Ltd., New York, and was not returned. The insurance claim was settled on September 30, 1968.