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Ex.Coll.HC.C.1918.01.(TC), Bowl

Ex.Coll.HC.C.1918.01.(TC), Bowl

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.