Goblet

early 13th century (made)
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Image of Gallery in South Kensington
On display at V&A South Kensington
Ceramics, Room 137, The Curtain Foundation Gallery
Artist/Maker
Place Of Origin

Goblet of grey fritware with decoration pierced and filled with glaze, and painted in blue. Nearly cylindrical bowl with a high spreading foot. Pierced with a band of interlacing scrollwork above a band of Nashky script reserved in white on dark blue.


object details
Category
Object Type
Materials and Techniques
Fritware with decoration pierced and filled with glaze and painted
Brief Description
Goblet of grey fritware, nearly cylindrical bowl with a high spreading foot, with decoration pierced and filled with glaze, and painted, Kashan, early 13th century.
Physical Description
Goblet of grey fritware with decoration pierced and filled with glaze, and painted in blue. Nearly cylindrical bowl with a high spreading foot. Pierced with a band of interlacing scrollwork above a band of Nashky script reserved in white on dark blue.
Dimensions
  • Height: 12.1cm
  • Diameter: 7.9cm
Credit line
Given by the executors of Lady Marling, CBE
Production
label
Subjects depicted
Bibliographic References
  • Soustiel, Jean. La céramique islamique. Le guide du connaisseur. Fribourg, Office du Livre, 1985. ISBN 2-8264-0002-9. Pl. 227, p.196
  • Lane, Arthur. Early Islamic Pottery. London: Faber and Faber, 1947. 52p., ill.. pp. 45-6, plate 89A
Collection
Accession Number
C.187-1928

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record createdNovember 7, 2003
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