Dish with paired birds

On display

Details

  • Title

    Dish with paired birds

  • Associated place

    Iran (place of creation)
  • Date

    12th century (1101 - 1200)
  • Material and technique

    earthenware, with decoration incised through a white slip and painting in green

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  • Object type

  • Dimensions

    7.5 cm (height)
    38 cm (diameter)
  • No. of items

    1

  • Credit line

    Presented by Sir Alan Barlow, 1956.

  • Museum location

    First floor | Gallery 31 | Islamic Middle East
  • Museum department

    Eastern Art

  • Accession no.

    EA1956.120

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Glossary of terms

earthenware

slip

Further reading

Allan, James W., Medieval Middle Eastern Pottery (Oxford: Ashmolean Museum, 1971), p. 18, illus. p. 21 pl. 16

Fehérvári, Géza, Islamic Pottery: A Comprehensive Study Based on the Barlow Collection (London: Faber and Faber, 1973), no. 40 on p. 65, pl. 21 a

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