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Bowl

Date:
8th–9th century
Geography:
Iran, Nishapur; Iran, Nishapur
Culture:
Islamic
Medium:
Earthenware; painted in color on an opaque white glaze
Dimensions:
H. 3 9/16 in (9 cm) Diam. 12 5/8 in. (32 cm) Diam. Base: 5 3/8 in. (13.7 cm)
Classification:
Ceramics
Credit Line:
Rogers Fund, 1940
Accession Number:
40.170.13
Not on view
1939, excavated at Tepe Madrasa in Nishapur, Iran by the Metropolitan Museum of Art's expedition; 1940, acquired by the Museum in the division of finds

Wilkinson, Charles K. Nishapur: Pottery of the Early Islamic Period. New York: The Metropolitan Museum of Art, 1973. no. 10, ch. 6, pp. 185, 196, ill. p. 196 (b/w).

Ettinghausen, Richard, and Oleg Grabar. The Art and Architecture of Islam: 650-1250. Middlesex, England: Penguin Books, 1987. p. 227, ill. fig. 233 (b/w).

Ettinghausen, Richard, Oleg Grabar, and Marilyn Jenkins-Madina. Islamic Art and Architecture 650-1250. 2nd ed. New Haven and London: Yale University Press, 2001. p. 117, ill. fig. 182 (color).



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