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Seal

  • Place of origin:

    Iran (probably, made)

  • Date:

    12th century-13th century (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Unknown

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Earthenware, moulded

  • Credit Line:

    Given by Mr T.S.W. Jarvis, OBE

  • Museum number:

    C.20-1953

  • Gallery location:

    Ceramics, Room 137, The Curtain Foundation Gallery, case 25, shelf 7

Physical description

Seal of unglazed buff earthenware. Flat and circular, with a hole cut through the clay. On one side is a moulded figure of a gazelle with foliage in the background.

Place of Origin

Iran (probably, made)

Date

12th century-13th century (made)

Artist/maker

Unknown

Materials and Techniques

Earthenware, moulded

Dimensions

Diameter: 7.6 cm

Descriptive line

Seal of unglazed buff earthenware, probably Iran, 12th century-13th century.

Materials

Earthenware

Techniques

Moulded

Subjects depicted

Foliage; Gazelle

Categories

Ceramics; Earthenware

Collection

Middle East Section

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