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Bowl

  • Place of origin:

    Iran (made)

  • Date:

    early 13th century (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Unknown

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Fritware painted in black and blue under a transparent glaze

  • Credit Line:

    Henry Van den Bergh Bequest, through the National Art Collection Fund

  • Museum number:

    C.38-1947

  • Gallery location:

    Ceramics, Room 137, The Curtain Foundation Gallery, case 26, shelf 5

Physical description

Bowl of fritware, with straight spreading sides and straight rim, painted in blue and black under a transparent glaze. Decorated with blue radiating stripes on the inside and outside, two black bands with carved through inscriptions around the rim and the base. Stylized foliate scrolls on the base interior.

Place of Origin

Iran (made)

Date

early 13th century (made)

Artist/maker

Unknown

Materials and Techniques

Fritware painted in black and blue under a transparent glaze

Dimensions

Diameter: 21.9 cm, Height: 10.2 cm

Descriptive line

Bowl of fritware, painted in blue and black under a transparent glaze, Iran (Kashan), early 13th century.

Production Note

Probably Kashan.

Materials

Fritware; Glaze

Techniques

Painted; Carved; Glazed

Subjects depicted

Stripes; Scrolls

Categories

Ceramics

Collection

Middle East Section

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