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Bowl

  • Place of origin:

    Rayy (made)

  • Date:

    ca. 1200 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Unknown

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Fritware, painted with lustre over the glaze

  • Museum number:

    C.774-1909

  • Gallery location:

    Ceramics, Room 137, The Curtain Foundation Gallery, case 26, shelf 7

Physical description

Bowl of glazed white fritware, painted in blue and in brown lustre. The inside is divided into eight radial panels, alternately blue and white, painted in lustre with crouching figures on foliated ornament. The outside is covered with a blue glaze, over which is a frieze of rough simulated Arabic inscription.

Place of Origin

Rayy (made)

Date

ca. 1200 (made)

Artist/maker

Unknown

Materials and Techniques

Fritware, painted with lustre over the glaze

Dimensions

Height: 6.4 cm, Diameter: 16.5 cm

Descriptive line

Bowl of glazed white fritware, painted in blue and in brown lustre, Rayy, ca. 1200.

Production Note

register

Materials

Fritware; Glaze; Lustre

Techniques

Painted; Glazed

Subjects depicted

Foliation; Figure

Categories

Ceramics

Collection

Middle East Section

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