Bowl with pseudo-kufic inscription

Details

  • Title

    Bowl with pseudo-kufic inscription

  • Associated place

    Samarqand (possible) (possible place of creation)
  • Date

    10th - 11th century (AD 901 - 1100)
  • Material and technique

    earthenware, covered in white slip, and with underglaze painting in red and purple slips

  • Material index

  • Technique index

  • Object type

  • Dimensions

    8.9 cm (height)
    27.2 cm (diameter)
    at foot 10.6 cm (diameter)
  • No. of items

    1

  • Credit line

    Presented by Sir Alan Barlow, 1956.

  • Museum location

    not on display

  • Museum department

    Eastern Art

  • Accession no.

    EA1956.166

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Glossary of terms

earthenware

kufic

slip

underglaze painting

Further reading

Fehérvári, Géza, Islamic Pottery: A Comprehensive Study Based on the Barlow Collection (London: Faber and Faber, 1973), no. 23 on p. 54, pl. 14 a

Allan, James W., Medieval Middle Eastern Pottery (Oxford: Ashmolean Museum, 1971), p. 14, illus. p. 15 pl. 9

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