Bowl with phoenixes

Details

  • Title

    Bowl with phoenixes

  • Associated place

    Iran (place of creation)
  • Date

    late 13th - early 14th century
  • Material and technique

    fritware, covered in grey slip with underglaze painting in white slip and black

  • Object type

  • Dimensions

    25.2 cm (diameter)
    13.5 cm (height)
  • No. of items

    1

  • Credit line

    Presented by Sir Alan Barlow, 1956.

  • Museum location

  • Museum department

    Eastern Art

  • Accession no.

    EA1956.72

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Glossary of terms

fritware

slip

underglaze painting

Further reading

Fehérvári, Géza, Islamic Pottery: A Comprehensive Study Based on the Barlow Collection (London: Faber and Faber, 1973), no. 159 on pp. 123-124, pl. 66 a

Morgan, Peter, ‘Some Far Eastern Elements in Coloured-ground Sultanabad 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, no. 4 on p. 37, pp. 20-21 & 31, illus. p. 23 fig. 4

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