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Lobed Bottle with Simurghs (Phoenixes) in Flight

Arts of the Islamic World

On View: Arts of the Islamic World, 2nd floor
MEDIUM Ceramic; fritware, painted in luster on opaque white and cobalt blue glazes
DATES 17th century
PERIOD Safavid
DIMENSIONS 13 x 7 1/16 in. (33 x 18 cm)  (show scale)
MARKINGS Bears a mark "HOH 395-Persia" and a gummed label, "No.4, Mr. Aynard." Also numbered S.L. 862.10.
CREDIT LINE Gift of Mrs. Horace O. Havemeyer
PROVENANCE Prior to 1929, provenance not yet documented; by 1929, acquired by Henry Osborne Havemeyer and Louisine Waldron Elder Havemeyer of New York; 1929, gift of Louisine Waldron Elder Havemeyer to Horace O. Havemeyer, by descent; 1942, gift of Doris Anna Dick Havemeyer (Mrs. Horace O. Havemeyer) to the Brooklyn Museum.
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MUSEUM LOCATION This item is on view in Arts of the Islamic World, 2nd floor
CAPTION Lobed Bottle with Simurghs (Phoenixes) in Flight, 17th century. Ceramic; fritware, painted in luster on opaque white and cobalt blue glazes, 13 x 7 1/16 in. (33 x 18 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Gift of Mrs. Horace O. Havemeyer, 42.212.16. Creative Commons-BY (Photo: Brooklyn Museum, 42.212.16_front_PS2.jpg)
IMAGE front, 42.212.16_front_PS2.jpg. Brooklyn Museum photograph, 2007
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