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Bowl

Date:
12th century
Geography:
Syria, Raqqa
Culture:
Islamic
Medium:
Stonepaste; painted in luster and blue on opaque white glaze under transparent colorless glaze
Dimensions:
Diam. 7 5/16 in. (18.6 cm); H. 5 1/8 in. (13 cm)
Classification:
Ceramics
Credit Line:
H.O. Havemeyer Collection, Gift of Horace Havemeyer, 1948
Accession Number:
48.113.10
Not on view
Inscription: Arabic; translation: "Glory" (around body upside down in kufic script, four times; by HMcA)

Marking: -Sticker, interior: To Horace/from Mother/March 19 1917(?)
Thomas B. Clarke, New York (until 1917); Clarke sale, Anderson Galleries, New York, January 3–6, 1917, lot 610; H. O. Havemeyer Collection, New York (until 1948; gifted to MMA)
Jenkins-Madina, Marilyn. "Collecting the "Orient" at the Met: Early Tastemakers in America." Ars Orientalis vol. 30 (2000). p. 86, ill. fig. 18 (b/w).

Jenkins-Madina, Marilyn. "Ceramics of Ayyubid Syria." In Raqqa Revisited. New York; New Haven: The Metropolitan Museum of Art, 2006. pp. 130, 167, 168, ill. MMA15 (color), p. 174.



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