University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology
Object Number: 59-5-8
Current Location: Collections storage
Culture:Islamic
Provenience: Iran
Nishapur (uncertain)
Period: Islamic
Date Made: 8th century
Early Date: 700
Late Date: 799
Section:Near Eastern
Materials:Ceramic
Technique:Glazed
Height: 7.5cm
Length: 24.9cm
Width: 24.5cm
Credit Line:Hasanlu Project Purchase, 1959

Description

Purple=-black ground with large patterned green bird and abstracted plants. Said to be from Nishapur.


Bibliography:

[Catalogue] Al Khemir, Sabiha. 2012. Beauty and Belief: crossing Bridges with the Arts of Islamic Culture. : Page/Fig./Plate: Pg. 216View Objects cited in this Publication

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