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Image of Gallery in South Kensington
On display at V&A South Kensington
Ceramics, Room 145

Bowl

9th century (made)
Artist/Maker
Place Of Origin

Bowl, eathenware, with narrow everted rim, covered with a tin-opacified glaze and inglaze painted in coblat blue with a central flowerhead within a square cartouches framed by four stylized half palmettes. Restoration


object details
Category
Object Type
Materials and Techniques
earthenware with painted decoration infilled with coloured glazes
Brief Description
Bowl, whiteware, inglaze painted in cobalt with four half-palmettes; Iraq, 9th century
Physical Description
Bowl, eathenware, with narrow everted rim, covered with a tin-opacified glaze and inglaze painted in coblat blue with a central flowerhead within a square cartouches framed by four stylized half palmettes. Restoration
Dimensions
  • Height: 6.5cm
  • Maximum diameter: 20.8cm
Styles
Gallery Label
BOWL Earthenware with lustre glaze MESOPOTAMAIN, 9th century(Used until 11/2003)
Object history
Purchased for £17 with Circ. 174-1926
Bibliographic References
  • Lane, Arthur. Early Islamic Pottery. London: Faber and Faber, 1947. 52p., ill. Page 13, plate 8A
  • Liefkes, Reino and Hilary Young (eds.) Masterpieces of World Ceramics in the Victoria and Albert Museum. London: V&A Publishing, 2008, pp. 33.
  • Jessica Hallett, 'Pearl Cups Like the Moon: the Abbasid Reception of Chinese Ceramics and the Belitung Shipwreck', in Venetia Porter and Mariam Rosser-Owen (eds), Metalwork and Material Culture in the Islamic World, London and New York, 2012, pp.349-361, Fig.20.5.
Collection
Accession Number
CIRC.175-1926

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record createdAugust 11, 1998
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