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Ex.Coll.HC.C.1913.02.(EW), Dish with Peacock

Ex.Coll.HC.C.1913.02.(EW), Dish with Peacock

Ex-Collection, House Collection, Dumbarton Oaks Museum

Persian, Islamic, twelfth century

Glazed terracotta, 26.67 cm x 26.67 cm (10 1/2 in. x 10 1/2 in.)

Mildred Barnes Bliss and Robert Woods Bliss acquired this ceramic dish from the Parisian dealer Dikran Garabed Kelekian on May 30, 1913, for $1,950, and resold it to him in December 1946.