Bowl with interlocking palmettes

Details

  • Title

    Bowl with interlocking palmettes

  • Associated place

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

    12th century (1101 - 1200)
  • Material and technique

    earthenware, with decoration incised through a white slip, and painting in green and brown

  • Object type

  • Dimensions

    19.6 cm (diameter)
    10.3 cm (height)
  • No. of items

    1

  • Credit line

    Gift of Gerald Reitlinger, 1978.

  • Museum location

  • Museum department

    Eastern Art

  • Accession no.

    EA1978.1761

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Glossary of terms

earthenware

slip

Further reading

Porter, Venetia, Medieval Syrian Pottery (Raqqa Ware) (Oxford: Asmolean Museum, 1981), illus. p. 49 pl. XXXVI

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. 74

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