Bowl with animals against a foliate background

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Details

  • Title

    Bowl with animals against a foliate background

  • Associated place

    Iran (place of creation)
  • Date

    early 13th century
  • Material and technique

    fritware, with painting in black under a turquoise glaze

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  • Object type

  • Dimensions

    9.9 cm (height)
    22 cm (diameter)
  • No. of items

    1

  • Credit line

    Presented by Sir Alan Barlow, 1956.

  • Museum location

    First floor | Gallery 31 | Islamic Middle East
  • Museum department

    Eastern Art

  • Accession no.

    EA1956.29

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Glossary of terms

fritware

glaze

Further reading

Reitlinger, Gerald, ‘Sultanabad: Classification and Chronology’, Transactions of the Oriental Ceramic Society, 20, (1944-1945), p. 28, pl. 10 d

Allan, James W., Medieval Middle Eastern Pottery (Oxford: Ashmolean Museum, 1971), pp. 29, 32, & 37, illus. p. 28 pl. 23

Fehérvári, Géza, Islamic Pottery: A Comprehensive Study Based on the Barlow Collection (London: Faber and Faber, 1973), no. 110 on p. 96, pl. G (colour)

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