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Bowl

  • Place of origin:

    Iran (made)

  • Date:

    8th century-10th century (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Unknown

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Earthenware with decoration incised through a white slip and covered with glaze

  • Museum number:

    C.170-1923

  • Gallery location:

    Ceramics, Room 137, The Curtain Foundation Gallery, case 25, shelf 2

Physical description

Bowl of red earthenware with decoration incised through a white slip and covered with a yellow glaze. Round the edge inside are six medallions, containing alternately, a formalised antelope, and rosettes of two patterns, each repeated.

Place of Origin

Iran (made)

Date

8th century-10th century (made)

Artist/maker

Unknown

Materials and Techniques

Earthenware with decoration incised through a white slip and covered with glaze

Dimensions

Height: 8.3 cm, Diameter: 18.7 cm

Descriptive line

Bowl of red earthenware with decoration incised through a white slip and covered with a yellow glaze, Iran, 8th-10th century.

Production Note

register

Materials

Earthenware; Slip

Techniques

Glazed; Incised

Subjects depicted

Antelope; Medallion; Rosettes

Categories

Ceramics; Earthenware

Collection

Middle East Section

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