Ewer with standing figures

Details

  • Title

    Ewer with standing figures

  • Associated place

    Iran (place of creation)
  • Date

    12th - 13th century (1101 - 1300)
  • Material and technique

    fritware, with moulded decoration under a turquoise glaze

  • Object type

  • Dimensions

    28.5 cm (height)
  • No. of items

    1

  • Credit line

    Presented by Sir Alan Barlow, 1956.

  • Museum location

  • Museum department

    Eastern Art

  • Accession no.

    EA1956.180

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Glossary of terms

fritware

glaze

Further reading

Allan, James W., Medieval Middle Eastern Pottery (Oxford: Ashmolean Museum, 1971), illus. p. 26 pl. 20

Fehérvári, Géza, Islamic Pottery: A Comprehensive Study Based on the Barlow Collection (London: Faber and Faber, 1973), no. 64 on p. 76, pl. E (colour)

Vickers, Michael, Oliver Impey, and James Allan, From Silver to Ceramic: The Potter's Debt to Metalwork in the Graeco-Roman, Oriental and Islamic Worlds (Oxford: Ashmolean Museum, 1986), pl. 66

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