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Fragment of a Mold for Making Ceramics

Object Name:
Mold fragment
Date:
11th century
Geography:
Iran, Nishapur
Culture:
Islamic
Medium:
Earthenware; unglazed
Dimensions:
H. (a) 6 9/16 in. (16.7 cm) H. (b) 3 11/16 in. (9.4 cm) Th. 1/2 in. (1.3 cm)
Classification:
Ceramics
Credit Line:
Rogers Fund, 1948
Accession Number:
48.101.6a, b
Not on view
Inscription: Fragment of one word in Kufic script as والد which could be الدولة

A.Ghouchani
1947, excavated at kilns in Nishapur, Iran by the Metropolitan Museum of Art's expedition; 1948, acquired by the Museum in the division of finds

Paris. Musée du Louvre. "Louvre Long Term Loan," April 28, 2004–April 27, 2006.

Wilkinson, Charles K. "The Kilns of Nishapur." Metropolitan Museum of Art Bulletin, old series, vol. 17 (May 1959). pp. 236-238, ill. p. 236, 238.

Wilkinson, Charles K. Nishapur: Pottery of the Early Islamic Period. New York: The Metropolitan Museum of Art, 1973. no. 58a,b,c, ch. 11, pp. 273, 285, ill. p. 285 (b/w).



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