Bowl with four arabesques

Details

  • Title

    Bowl with four arabesques

  • Associated place

    Iran (place of creation)
  • Date

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

    fritware, with incised decoration and underglaze painting in blue

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  • Object type

  • Dimensions

    5.8 cm (height)
    18.7 cm (diameter)
    at foot 9.3 cm (diameter)
  • No. of items

    1

  • Credit line

    Gift of Gerald Reitlinger, 1978.

  • Museum location

    not on display

  • Museum department

    Eastern Art

  • Accession no.

    EA1978.2342

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Glossary of terms

fritware

underglaze painting

Further reading

Porter, Venetia, and Oliver Watson, ‘'Tell Minis' Ware’, James Allan and Caroline Roberts, eds, Syria and Iran: Three Studies in Medieval Ceramics, Oxford Studies in Islamic Art (Oxford: Oxford University Press for the Board of the Faculty of Oriental Studies, 1987), 4, no. B28 on p. 216, p. 185, illus. p. 243 fig. B28

Soustiel, Laure, and James Allan, ‘The Problem of Saljuq Monochrome Wares’, James Allan, ed., Islamic Art in the Ashmolean Museum, Part Two, Oxford Studies in Islamic Art, 10 (Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1995), x.2, pp. 99 &103, fig. 20 p. 101

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