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Bowl

  • Place of origin:

    Iran (made)

  • Date:

    12th century or 13th century (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Unknown

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Fritware moulded in relief and covered with a turquoise-blue tin glaze

  • Museum number:

    C.413-1940

  • Gallery location:

    Ceramics, Room 137, The Curtain Foundation Gallery, case 26, shelf 2

Physical description

Bowl of fritware moulded in relief and covered with a turquoise-blue tin glaze. Octagonal with straight sides and out-turned lip. Small high foot. Eight panels are moulded in countersunk low-relief with confronted horsemen and confronted sphinxes alternately, above a band of running animals.

Place of Origin

Iran (made)

Date

12th century or 13th century (made)

Artist/maker

Unknown

Materials and Techniques

Fritware moulded in relief and covered with a turquoise-blue tin glaze

Dimensions

Width: 18.7 cm, Height: 13.7 cm

Descriptive line

Bowl of fritware moulded in relief and covered with a turquoise-blue tin glaze, Iran, 12th century or 13th century.

Materials

Fritware; Tin glaze

Techniques

Moulded; Glazed

Subjects depicted

Sphinxes; Horsemen; Animals

Categories

Ceramics

Collection

Middle East Section

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