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Interior of a bowl with an eight-petalled flower in the center. Around it a semi-arid landscape supports scattered flowers with distant mountains rising near the rim. The landscape is dominated by the figure of a hero, stabbing a huge dragon with a spear
AKM697, Bowl

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One of six panels two two scenes of approximately equal size on the exterior of this bowl. This scene shows a less lush landscape dominated by a large bird. The drawing is in brown on a cream ground with some light blue colouring for water and some elements of the landscape.
AKM697, Bowl, Side

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One of six panels two two scenes of approximately equal size on the exterior of this bowl. This scene shows a landscape consisting of streams, a rocky shore and a distant garden. The drawing is in brown on a cream ground with some light blue colouring for water and some elements of the landscape.
AKM697, Bowl, Side

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Bottom of a bowl, the exterior sides contain drawings in brown on a cream ground with some light blue colouring for water and some elements of the landscape. On the foot of the bowl are two round stickers.
AKM697, Bowl, Bottom

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Bowl
  • Accession Number:AKM697
  • Place:Iran
  • Dimensions:9 cm × 22.2 cm
  • Date:Mid-18th Century
  • Materials and Technique:Fritware, lustre-painted and glazed

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