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Bowl

  • Place of origin:

    Iran (made)

  • Date:

    late 12th century to early 13th century (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Unknown

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Fritware painted under the glaze

  • Museum number:

    156-1901

  • Gallery location:

    Ceramics, Room 137, The Curtain Foundation Gallery, case 27, shelf 6, box 8

Physical description

Bowl of fritware, of shallow shape,decorated in black under a turquoise glaze. The interior shows a bird amid a floral pattern surrounded by a wide border of vertical lines. The flat rim is decorated with a wreath.

Place of Origin

Iran (made)

Date

late 12th century to early 13th century (made)

Artist/maker

Unknown

Materials and Techniques

Fritware painted under the glaze

Dimensions

Height: 8.3 cm

Object history note

Purchased from Habra Bros, Great Portland Street, London.

Descriptive line

Bowl of fritware, decorated in black under a turquoise glaze, Iran (Kashan), late 12th to early 13th century.

Materials

Fritware; Glaze; Slip

Techniques

Painted; Glazed

Subjects depicted

Floral; Wreath; Bird

Categories

Ceramics

Collection

Middle East Section

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