Iran or Uzbekistan, Nishapur or Samarqand; Iran, Nishapur
Earthenware; white slip with polychrome decoration under a transparent glaze
H. 2 9/16 in. (6.5 cm)
Diam. 6 7/8 in. (17.5 cm)
Base: 3 3/8 in. (8.5 cm)
Rogers Fund, 1940
Not on view
1939, excavated in Nishapur, Iran by the Metropolitan Museum of Art's expedition; 1940, acquired by the Museum in the division of finds
"The Museum's Excavations at Nishapur." Metropolitan Museum of Art Bulletin vol. 37, no. 4 (1942). p. 117, ill. fig. 44 (b/w).
McAllister, Hannah, Maurice S. Dimand, Charles K. Wilkinson, and Walter Hauser. "Excavations of the Iranian Expedition in the Kanat Teppeh, Nishapur." Metropolitan Museum of Art Bulletin, old series, vol. 37 (1942). pp. 115-117, ill. fig. 44 (b/w).
Wilkinson, Charles K. Nishapur: Pottery of the Early Islamic Period. New York: The Metropolitan Museum of Art, 1973. no. 48, ch. 4, pp. 142-143, 155, p. 155 (b/w).
Coen, Ester. Matisse arabesque. Rome: Skira, 2015. p. 58, ill. fig. 2 (color).