Dish with central floral decoration

Details

  • Title

    Dish with central floral decoration

  • Associated place

    Iraq (probable) (probable place of creation)
  • Date

    9th - 10th century AD (AD 801 - 1000)
  • Material and technique

    earthenware, with an opaque white glaze, and green, yellow and blue decoration

  • Object type

  • Dimensions

    31.7 cm (diameter)
    3 cm (height)
  • No. of items

    1

  • Credit line

    Presented by Sir Alan Barlow, 1956.

  • Museum location

  • Museum department

    Eastern Art

  • Accession no.

    EA1956.132

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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. 15 on p. 45, pl. 9 b

Tamari, Vera, ‘Abbasid Blue-on-white Ware’, James Allan, ed., Islamic Art in the Ashmolean Museum, Part Two, Oxford Studies in Islamic Art, 10 (Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1995), x.2, no. 3 on p. 141

Pope, Arthur Upham, with contributions by Phyllis Ackerman and Eric Schroeder, Masterpieces of Persian art (New York: The Dryden press, 1945), pl. 47

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