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Bowl

  • Place of origin:

    Iran (made)

  • Date:

    19th century (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Unknown

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Glazed earthenware with underglaze handpainted decoration.

  • Museum number:

    1423-1876

  • Gallery location:

    Ceramics, Room 137, The Curtain Foundation Gallery, case 32, shelf 3

Physical description

Bowl, glazed earthenware with blue and black underglaze decoration. The outside is decorated with compartments, each of the larger compartments has in its centre a small blue circle on a larger white circular background surrounded by a larger blue circular background. These larger sections are separated by plain blue panels on either side and a panel of blue cross hatching in the middle. Inside the bowl an inscription in black on a white background runs around the side. This inscription is surrounded by white flowers surrounded with a blue background. The circular bottom of the bowl is divided into a cross shape, each of the four compartments has a four petalled flower.

Place of Origin

Iran (made)

Date

19th century (made)

Artist/maker

Unknown

Materials and Techniques

Glazed earthenware with underglaze handpainted decoration.

Dimensions

Height: 4 in, Diameter: 9 in

Descriptive line

Ceramic; bowl, glazed earthenware with blue and black underglaze decoration, an inscription runs around the inside; Iran, 19th century

Production Note

Register

Materials

Earthenware; Overglaze (material)

Techniques

Hand painted

Subjects depicted

Flowers

Categories

Ceramics

Collection

Middle East Section

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