Bowl with quadruped, palmettes and epigraphic decoration

Details

  • Title

    Bowl with quadruped, palmettes and epigraphic decoration

  • Associated place

    Iran (place of creation)
  • Date

    c. 1200 - 1220
  • Material and technique

    fritware, with underglaze painting in blue, and overglaze lustre

  • Object type

  • Dimensions

    21.8 cm (diameter)
    9.5 cm (height)
  • No. of items

    1

  • Credit line

    Presented by Sir Alan Barlow, 1956.

  • Museum location

  • Museum department

    Eastern Art

  • Accession no.

    EA1956.169

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Glossary of terms

fritware

lustre

underglaze painting

Further reading

Fehérvári, Géza, Islamic Pottery: A Comprehensive Study Based on the Barlow Collection (London: Faber and Faber, 1973), no. 103 on pp. 92 -93, pl. 45 b

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. 70

Mason, Robert B., ‘Mediaeval Iranian Lustre-painted and Associated Wares: Typology in a Multidisciplinary Study’, Iran, 35, (1997), (ASH.17) p. 131, illus. p. 124

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