Dish with fish and leafy sprays

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Details

  • Title

    Dish with fish and leafy sprays

  • Associated place

    Iraq (place of creation)
  • Date

    9th century AD (AD 801 - 900)
    Abbasid Period (AD 750 - 1258)
  • Material and technique

    earthenware, with an opaque white glaze, and painting in blue

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  • Object type

  • Dimensions

    4.5 cm (height)
    30.5 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.

    EA1956.127

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Glossary of terms

earthenware

glaze

Further reading

Ayers, John, and others, World ceramics: An Illustrated History, ed. Robert J. Charleston (London: Hamlyn, 1968), illus. p. 73 fig. 201

Allan, James W., Medieval Middle Eastern Pottery (Oxford: Ashmolean Museum, 1971), p. 10, illus. p. 11 pl. 6

Fehérvári, Géza, Islamic Pottery: A Comprehensive Study Based on the Barlow Collection (London: Faber and Faber, 1973), no. 16 on p. 45, pl. 10 a

Fehérvári, Géza, La ceramica islamica ( Milano: Arnoldo Mondadori, 1985), p. 74

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, p. 117, illus. p. 118 fig. 1

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