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Bowl

Object Number:53-44-1
Current Location: Collections Storage
Provenience: Iran
Rayy (uncertain)
Date Made: late 12th - early 13th century
Section:Near Eastern
Materials:Ceramic
Technique:Glazed
Credit Line:Gift of Mrs. Clifton Lisle, 1953

Description

Thin with white glaze (now somewhat iridescent) on both surfaces. Small ring foot, lower sides expanding, upper, vertical. Black painted decoration: on interior, 4 floral motifs radiating from bottom to rim; on exterior; 7 motifs on side and a black band with reserve inscription at rim. Restored from sherds; some plaster.

“Exterior decorated with negative inscription carved through black slip beneath clear transparent glaze, interior with black foliate decoration beneath clear transparent glaze.”

Current & Past Exhibitions:

Islamic Gallery (1977 - 04 Apr 2016) View Objects in Exhibition

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