From: Iran | Rayy (uncertain)

Curatorial Section: Near Eastern

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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

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.”

Credit Line Gift of Mrs. Clifton Lisle, 1953

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