The beauty of a simple soup bowl

Beauty in the early morning…….

 

 

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Bowl, stonepaste, blue and black painted under transparent glaze, Iran, A.H 779/A.D. 1377. 

 Metropolitan Museum of Art, NY

  The inscription in Persian says: ‘As long as the soup is good, do not worry if the bowl is pretty’.  

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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