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Bowl

  • Place of origin:

    Eastern Iran (made)
    Nishapur (probably, made)

  • Date:

    10th century (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Unknown

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Earthenware underglaze painted in slip and pigment

  • Museum number:

    C.294-1987

  • Gallery location:

    Islamic Middle East, Room 42, The Jameel Gallery, case 2W

Physical description

Earthenware bowl, underglaze painted in slip and pigment, so-called 'buff-ware'.

Place of Origin

Eastern Iran (made)
Nishapur (probably, made)

Date

10th century (made)

Artist/maker

Unknown

Materials and Techniques

Earthenware underglaze painted in slip and pigment

Dimensions

Diameter: 21.2 cm, Height: 7.3 cm

Descriptive line

Earthenware bowl with a depiction of a horseman, Eastern Iran (probably Nishapur), 900-1000.

Labels and date

Jameel Gallery

Bowl with Horseman
Eastern Iran, probably Nishapur
900–1000

This ‘buffware’ bowl also comes from eastern Iran, but a different technique was used to decorate it. The vivid horse rider was painted with black slip and coloured washes on to a buff ground.

Earthenware painted under a transparent glaze
Museum no. C.294-1987
[2006]
BOWL
Earthenware, underglaze painted in slip and pigment (so called 'buff-ware')
PERSIAN (NISHAPUR); 9th -10th centuries [Used until 11/2003]

Materials

Earthenware

Categories

Ceramics

Collection

Middle East Section

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