Fragmentary bowl with seated figures and inscription

Details

  • Title

    Fragmentary bowl with seated figures and inscription

  • Associated place

    Iran (place of creation)
  • Date

    1st half of the 13th century
  • Material and technique

    fritware, with underglaze painting in blue and black

  • Object type

  • Dimensions

    9 cm (height)
    20 cm (diameter)
    first rim fragment 20 x 14 x 6 cm max. (height x width x depth)
    second rim fragment 16 x 7 x 6.5 cm max. (height x width x depth)
    base fragment 16 x 14 x 2 cm max. (height x width x depth)
    foot fragment 2 cm (height)
    foot fragment 8.2 cm (diameter)
    smallest fragment 5.6 x 3.1 x 0.2 cm (height x width x depth)
  • No. of items

    5

  • Credit line

    Gift of Gerald Reitlinger, 1978.

  • Museum location

  • Museum department

    Eastern Art

  • Accession no.

    EA1978.2338

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Glossary of terms

fritware

underglaze painting

Further reading

Mason, Robert B., ‘Mediaeval Iranian Lustre-painted and Associated Wares: Typology in a Multidisciplinary Study’, Iran, 35, (1997), (ASH.51) pp. 106, 119, & 132

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