Bowl Depicting Bahram Gur and Azada
Arts of the Islamic World
On View: Arts of the Islamic World, 2nd floor
Ceramic, mina'i (enameled) or haft rangi (seven colors) ware; fritware, in-glaze painted in blue, green, and brown on an opaque white glaze, overglaze painted in black
late 12th-early 13th century
height x diameter: 4 x 8 5/16 in. (10.2 x 21.1 cm)
thickness: 1/8 in. (0.3 cm)
mount (m3): 6 × 8 1/2 × 7 1/2 in. (15.2 × 21.6 × 19.1 cm) (show scale)
Gift of the Ernest Erickson Foundation, Inc.
Prior to 1938, provenance not yet documented; by 1938, acquired by Bettie Fleischmann Holmes (Mrs. Christian R. Holmes) of Sands Point, NY; 1941, Bettie Fleischmann Holmes to Holmes Foundation, Inc.; April 18, 1942, sold at Sotheby's New York "Art Collection of the Late Mrs. Christian R. Holmes," lot 708; between 1942 and 1958, provenance not yet documented; by 1958, acquired by Ernest Erickson of New York; December 16, 1986, gift of Ernest Erickson Foundation, Inc. to the Brooklyn Museum.
Bowl Depicting Bahram Gur and Azada, late 12th-early 13th century. Ceramic, mina'i (enameled) or haft rangi (seven colors) ware; fritware, in-glaze painted in blue, green, and brown on an opaque white glaze, overglaze painted in black, height x diameter: 4 x 8 5/16 in. (10.2 x 21.1 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Gift of the Ernest Erickson Foundation, Inc., 86.227.11. Creative Commons-BY (Photo: Brooklyn Museum, 86.227.11_PS11.jpg)
overall, 86.227.11_PS11.jpg. Brooklyn Museum photograph, 2022
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