Leili and Majnoon (Qais) in School
Handbuilt Ceramic Vessel
Leili and Majnoon (1188), a Persian Romeo and Juliet, is the third poem of the Khamsa written by Nizami Ganjavi. The children of two great chieftains in Persia, Leili and Qais (Majnoon), were sent to study under a learned teacher. When Lailā entered the schoolroom, love awakened in Qais's heart, and he vowed to love her all his life.
12 1/2 inches in height and 12 inches wide
The graphic vessel is handcrafted and kiln fired three times.
Artist: Jeana Arabzadeh