Bowl with eight-pointed star and pseudo-kufic inscription

Details

  • Title

    Bowl with eight-pointed star and pseudo-kufic inscription

  • Associated place

    Iran (north-east) (place of creation)
  • Date

    10th - 11th century (AD 901 - 1100)
    Samanid Period (AD 819 - 1005)
  • Material and technique

    earthenware, covered in white slip, and with underglaze painting in dark-brown and yellow slips

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  • Object type

  • Dimensions

    7.8 cm (height)
    28.5 cm (diameter)
    at foot 12 cm (diameter)
  • No. of items

    1

  • Credit line

    Gift of Gerald Reitlinger, 1978.

  • Museum location

    not on display

  • Museum department

    Eastern Art

  • Accession no.

    EA1978.2124

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Glossary of terms

earthenware

kufic

slip

underglaze painting

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