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Jug

  • Place of origin:

    Iraq (made)

  • Date:

    9th century (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Unknown

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Earthenware with glaze-painted decoration

  • Museum number:

    C.198-1937

  • Gallery location:

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

Physical description

Earthenware jug, with globular body, cylindrical neck, single handle, decoration painted in dry manganese lines of pointed cartouches on the body and checker-board motif on the neck, infilled with yellow and brown glazes, the interior green-glazed.

Place of Origin

Iraq (made)

Date

9th century (made)

Artist/maker

Unknown

Materials and Techniques

Earthenware with glaze-painted decoration

Dimensions

Height: 4.5 in, Diameter: 4 in

Descriptive line

Jug with glaze-painted decoration, Iraq, 9th century

Bibliographic References (Citation, Note/Abstract, NAL no)

A. Lane, Early Islamic Pottery, (London, 1947), PL. 7A

Labels and date

JUG
Earthenware, decorated with coloured glazes. Probably MESOPOTAMIAN, 9th century [Used until 11/2003]

Materials

Clay; Glaze; Earthenware

Techniques

Glazing

Categories

Ph_survey; Ceramics; Containers

Collection

Middle East Section

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