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Object Number:NEP103
Current Location: Collections Storage
Culture:Arabic
Provenience: Iran
Date Made: 1100-1299 AD
Early Date: 1100
Late Date: 1299
Section:Near Eastern
Materials:Paste
Technique:Glazed
Iconography:Arabic Inscription
Inscription Language:Cufic
Credit Line:Purchased from H. Kevorkian, 1915
Other Number:Getz 311 - Other Number

Description

Buff paste, deep olive green border and Cufic inscription. 12th-13th century. Martinovitch notes: Arabic inscription written in Kufic. Good wishes to the owner. "Wealth and happiness, and prosperity, and triumph, and power, and resignation (to the divine will)."

"Decorated in black slip under transparent glaze. inscription written in Kufic script contains a standard message of good wishes to the owner."

Current & Past Exhibitions:

Islamic Gallery (1977 - 04 Apr 2016) View Objects in Exhibition
Exhibition of Mohammedan Art (15 May 1918 - 31 Aug 1918) View Objects in Exhibition
Exhibition of Oriental Art (12 Feb 1916) View Objects in Exhibition

Bibliography:

[Article] Negahban, Ezatollah O. 1989. "Persian Caligraphy: the Development of an Art Form". Expedition: The Magazine of the University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology. Philadelphia. The University Museum. Vol. 31. no. 1. pg. 26-39 Actual Citation : Page/Fig./Plate: 28View Objects related to this Actual Citation
[Catalogue] Gordon, George B., and Bishop, Carl W. 1918. The University Museum Section of Oriental Art.. Philadelphia. The University Museum. Actual CitationView Objects related to this Actual Citation
[Catalogue] Getz, John. 1916. The University Museum Exhibition of Oriental Art.. Philadelphia. The University Museum. : Page/Fig./Plate: No. 311View Objects related to this

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