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Fragment of an Imported Chinese Ewer

Object Name:
Fragment
Date:
9th century
Geography:
Made in China. Excavated in Iran, Nishapur
Medium:
Earthenware; molded and glazed
Dimensions:
H. 2 7/8 in. (7.3 cm) W. 3 1/16 in. (7.8 cm) D. 4 in. (10.2 cm)
Classification:
Ceramics
Credit Line:
Rogers Fund, 1940
Accession Number:
40.170.455a, b
Not on view
1937, excavated at Village Tepe 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. 17, ch. 10, pp. 257, 258, ill. p. 258 (b/w).



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