Bowl with polychrome splashed decoration

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Details

  • Title

    Bowl with polychrome splashed decoration

  • Associated place

    Iraq (place of creation)
  • Date

    9th - 10th century AD (AD 801 - 1000)
    Abbasid Period (AD 750 - 1258)
  • Material and technique

    earthenware, with splashed decoration in a transparent glaze

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  • Object type

  • Dimensions

    9.5 cm (height)
    25 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.

    EA1956.61

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Glossary of terms

earthenware

glaze

Further reading

Fehérvári, Géza, Islamic Pottery: A Comprehensive Study Based on the Barlow Collection (London: Faber and Faber, 1973), no. 1 on p. 37, pl. 3 a

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

Lane, Arthur, Early Islamic Pottery: Mesopotamia, Egypt, and Persia, Faber Monographs on Pottery and Porcelain (London: Faber and Faber, 1947), p. 12, pl. 7 b

Soustiel, Jean, La céramique islamique: le guide du connaisseur (Fribourg: Office du Livre, 1985), no. 38 p. 61

Hobson, R. L., The George Eumorfopoulos Collection: Catalogue of the Chinese, Corean and Persian Pottery and Porcelain, 6 vols (London: E. Benn, 1925-1928), vol. vi fig. 377

Ayers, John, and others, World ceramics: An Illustrated History, ed. Robert J. Charleston (London: Hamlyn, 1968), no. 197

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