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Bowl

Date:
9th–10th century
Geography:
Excavated in Iran, Nishapur
Culture:
Islamic
Medium:
Earthenware; white slip, incised and splashed with polychrome glazes under transparent glaze (sgraffito ware)
Dimensions:
H. 2 15/16 in. (7.5 cm) Diam. 9 5/16 in. (23.6 cm) Base: 4 7/16 in. (11.3 cm)
Classification:
Ceramics
Credit Line:
Rogers Fund, 1940
Accession Number:
40.170.104
On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 205
1939, excavated at mound on Mashhad road, Nishapur, Iran by The Metropolitan Museum of Art's expedition; 1940, acquired by the Museum in the division of finds

Museum für Islamische Kunst, Pergamonmuseum, Staatliche Museen zu Berlin. "The Arts of Islam. Masterpieces from the M.M.A.," June 15, 1981–August 8, 1981, no. 5.

"Masterpieces from The Metropolitan Museum of Art New York." In The Arts of Islam. Berlin, 1981. no. 5, pp. 36-37, ill. p. 37 (b/w).



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