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Bowl

  • Place of origin:

    Syria (made)

  • Date:

    1200-1300 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Unknown

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Earthenware painted with blue and black enamels under a clear glaze

  • Museum number:

    C.8-1929

  • Gallery location:

    Ceramics, Room 137, The Curtain Foundation Gallery, case 27, shelf 6, box 2

Physical description

Bowl of light buff earthenware painted with blue and black enamels under a clear glaze. Slightly incurved rim with a small foot. Painted in the middle with a rosette of interlaced strapwork, surrounded by a border of chevrons from which radiate panels to the edge of radial blue stripes, alternating with black dots and black scrolls. Outside is a petal-pattern in blue.

Place of Origin

Syria (made)

Date

1200-1300 (made)

Artist/maker

Unknown

Materials and Techniques

Earthenware painted with blue and black enamels under a clear glaze

Dimensions

Height: 7.9 cm, Diameter: 17.5 cm

Descriptive line

Bowl of light buff earthenware painted with blue and black enamels under a clear glaze, Syria, 13th century.

Materials

Earthenware

Techniques

Glazed; Painted

Subjects depicted

Floral; Strapwork; Chevron; Rosette; Interlace; Scrolls

Categories

Ceramics

Collection

Middle East Section

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