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Bowl

  • Place of origin:

    Neyshabur (made)

  • Date:

    10th century (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Unknown

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Earthenware painted with enamels under a clear lead-glaze

  • Museum number:

    C.50-1955

  • Gallery location:

    Ceramics, Room 137, The Curtain Foundation Gallery, case 25, shelf 3, box 1

Physical description

Bowl of buff earthenware painted in purple, opaque lemon yellow and copper-green under a clear lead-glaze. Flat pad base with convex sides. In the centre is a square yellow-bordered frame containing a yellow-leaf, and a dotted purple and green background. Round it are four radiating pointed panels containing stylised foliage and framed by green and yellow bands from which branch half-palmettes; background with green or yellow blobs. Outside are hatched purple triangles hanging from the lip.

Place of Origin

Neyshabur (made)

Date

10th century (made)

Artist/maker

Unknown

Materials and Techniques

Earthenware painted with enamels under a clear lead-glaze

Dimensions

Diameter: 27.3 cm, Height: 10.2 cm

Descriptive line

Bowl of buff earthenware painted with enamels under a clear lead-glaze, Neyshabur, 10th century.

Materials

Earthenware; Lead glaze

Techniques

Painted; Glazed

Subjects depicted

Palmettes; Foliage; Leaf

Categories

Ceramics; Earthenware

Collection

Middle East Section

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