Bowl with a pair of ridersOn display
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This bowl is an invented reconstruction of an Iranian piece of the early 1200s. Thin fragments belonging to different original objects have been pasted together and occasionally repainted in order to create a coherent shape and decoration.
Bowl with a pair of riders
Datelate 12th century - early 13th century
Material and technique
fritware, with overglaze enamels; highly restored with inserted sherds
Dimensions7.8 cm (height)
20.3 cm (diameter)
No. of items
Gift of Gerald Reitlinger, 1978.
Museum locationFirst floor | Gallery 31 | Islamic Middle East
Glossary of terms
Ceramic material composed of ground quartz and small quantities of clay and finely ground frit (frit is obtained by pouring molten glass into water).