Beaker with striped decoration

On display

Details

  • Title

    Beaker with striped decoration

  • Associated place

    Iraq (place of creation)
  • Date

    9th - 10th century AD (AD 801 - 1000)
    Abbasid Period (AD 750 - 1258)
  • Material and technique

    earthenware, with splashed decoration in a transparent glaze

  • Material index

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  • Object type

  • Dimensions

    8.3 cm (height)
    10 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.

    EA1956.89

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Glossary of terms

earthenware

glaze

Further reading

Hobson, R. L., The George Eumorfopoulos Collection: Catalogue of the Chinese, Corean and Persian Pottery and Porcelain, 6 vols (London: E. Benn, 1925-1928), vo. vi fig. 379, pl. 54

Allan, James W., Medieval Middle Eastern Pottery (Oxford: Ashmolean Museum, 1971), p. 9, illus. p. 9 pl. 3

Fehérvári, Géza, Islamic Pottery: A Comprehensive Study Based on the Barlow Collection (London: Faber and Faber, 1973), no. 5 on p. 38, pl. 5 a

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