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Bowl

  • Place of origin:

    Iran (made)

  • Date:

    9th century-10th century (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Unknown

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Earthenware with incised decoration under a clear glaze and stained

  • Museum number:

    C.6-1929

  • Gallery location:

    Ceramics, Room 137, The Curtain Foundation Gallery, case 25, shelf 2, box 5

Physical description

Bowl of light red earthenware with incised decoration under a clear glaze stained with strokes and patches of green, greenish-yellow and manganese-purple. Inverted conical with nearly straight sides and grooved flat base. Decoration consists of an incised leaf-shaped motive roughly scribbled over, outlined in green and enclosed by a loop of short parallel strokes in blurred manganese-purple, in each of the three compartments separated by spandrels coloured green.

Place of Origin

Iran (made)

Date

9th century-10th century (made)

Artist/maker

Unknown

Materials and Techniques

Earthenware with incised decoration under a clear glaze and stained

Dimensions

Height: 6.7 cm, Diameter: 17.1 cm

Descriptive line

Bowl of light red earthenware with incised decoration under a clear glaze stained with strokes and patches, Iran, 9th century-10th century.

Materials

Earthenware

Techniques

Incised; Glazed; Stained

Subjects depicted

Leaf

Categories

Ceramics; Earthenware

Collection

Middle East Section

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