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Bowl with a Sphinx

Object Name:
Bowl
Date:
12th century
Geography:
Syria, Raqqa
Culture:
Islamic
Medium:
Stonepaste; underglaze-painted, transparent, colorless-greenish glaze
Dimensions:
H. 3 1/4 in. (8.3 cm) Diam. 11 in. (27.9 cm)
Classification:
Ceramics
Credit Line:
Rogers Fund, 1913
Accession Number:
13.219.1
Not on view
Marking: -Sticker on foot: P.1849/1
-Sticker on foot: 81.15.61 Met
[ Tabbagh Frères, Paris and New York, until 1913; sold to MMA]
Dimand, Maurice S. A Handbook of Muhammadan Art. 2nd rev. and enl. ed. New York: The Metropolitan Museum of Art, 1944. p. 192, ill. fig. 123 (b/w).

Jenkins-Madina, Marilyn, Suzanne G. Valenstein, and Julia Meech-Pekarik. "The Metropolitan Museum of Art." In Oriental Ceramics: The World's Great Collections. vol. 12. Tokyo: The Metropolitan Museum of Art, 1977. ill. pl. 249 (b/w), interior and profile.

Bornstein, Christine Verzar. "The Crusades and the Mediterranean Context." In The Meeting of Two Worlds. Ann Arbor, 1981. no. 18, pp. 40-41, ill. p. 40 (b/w).



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