Art/ Collection/ Collection/ Art Object
{{img.publicCaption}}

Master Model

Object Name:
Master model
Date:
11th century
Geography:
Iran, Nishapur
Culture:
Islamic
Medium:
Earthenware; gritty white body, unglazed
Dimensions:
Diam. of opening. 3 3/8 in. (8.6 cm)
Classification:
Ceramics
Credit Line:
Rogers Fund, 1948
Accession Number:
48.101.9
Not on view
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

Wilkinson, Charles K. "The Kilns of Nishapur." Metropolitan Museum of Art Bulletin, old series, vol. 17 (May 1959). p. 237, ill. p. 237 (b/w).

Wilkinson, Charles K. Nishapur: Pottery of the Early Islamic Period. New York: The Metropolitan Museum of Art, 1973. no. 66a,b,c, ch. 11, pp. 274-275, 287, ill. p. 287 (b/w).



Related Objects

Lantern for a Lamp

Date: 9th–10th century Medium: Earthenware; carved decoration, unglazed Accession: 39.40.87 On view in:Gallery 453

Animal-Spouted Pitcher

Date: 9th–10th century Medium: Earthenware; polychrome decoration under transparent glaze (buff ware) Accession: 38.40.247 On view in:Gallery 452

Bowl with Green, Yellow, and Brown Splashed Decoration

Date: 10th century Medium: Earthenware; white slip, incised and splashed with polychrome glazes under transparent glaze (sgraffito ware) Accession: 38.40.137 On view in:Gallery 452

Bowl with Arabic Inscription

Date: 10th century Medium: Earthenware; white slip with black-slip decoration under transparent glaze Accession: 65.106.2 On view in:Gallery 450

Flask with Molded Decoration

Date: 12th–13th century Medium: Earthenware; molded decoration, unglazed Accession: 38.40.146 On view in:Gallery 453