Bowl with seated female figures

On display

Details

  • Title

    Bowl with seated female figures

  • Associated place

    Iran (place of creation)
    Kashan (probable) (probable place of creation)
  • Date

    late 12th century
  • Material and technique

    fritware, with overglaze painting in lustre

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  • Object type

  • Dimensions

    8.7 cm (height)
    19.5 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.

    EA1956.108

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Glossary of terms

fritware

lustre

Further reading

Fehérvári, Géza, Islamic Pottery: A Comprehensive Study Based on the Barlow Collection (London: Faber and Faber, 1973), no. 94 on p. 90, pl. 41 a

Mason, Robert B., ‘Mediaeval Iranian Lustre-painted and Associated Wares: Typology in a Multidisciplinary Study’, Iran, 35, (1997), (ASH.15) pp. 127 & 131, illus. p. 122

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