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Bowl

Date:
9th century
Geography:
Found/excavated Iran, Nishapur. Attributed to Iran, Nishapur
Culture:
Islamic
Medium:
Earthenware; red slip covered and polychrome painted under transparent glaze
Dimensions:
H. 1 3/8 in. (3.5 cm) Diam. 4 7/8 in. (12.4 cm) Wt. 3.3 oz. (93.6 g)
Classification:
Ceramics
Credit Line:
Rogers Fund, 1937
Accession Number:
37.40.16
Not on view
1936, purchased in Nishapur, Iran by the Metropolitan Museum of Art's expedition; 1937, accessioned by the Museum

Wilkinson, Charles K. Nishapur: Pottery of the Early Islamic Period. New York: The Metropolitan Museum of Art, 1973. no. 50, ch. 5, pp. 169, 178, ill. p. 178 (b/w).

Grabar, Oleg. "1989 Andrew W. Mellon Lectures in the Fine Arts." In Intermediary Demons Toward a Theory of Ornament. Washington, D.C.: National Gallery of Art, Washington D.C., 1989. p. 17, ill. fig. 10 (b/w).



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